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Codices illustres : the world's most famous illuminated manuscripts, 400 to 1600

Author: Ingo F Walther; Norbert Wolf
Publisher: Köln ; London ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [25th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats

Introduces the reader to the fascinating world of medieval miniature painting and illumination. 167 of the medieval scripts from the 4th century to 1600 are presented in chronological order. Each  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ingo F Walther; Norbert Wolf
ISBN: 382284750X 9783822847503
OCLC Number: 62178454
Notes: Originally published in 2001; reissued in 2005 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Taschen Verlag.
Description: 504 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: Vergilius Vaticanus --
Vergilius Romanus --
Vienna Dioscorides --
Vienna Genesis --
Codex Purpureus Rossanensis --
Rabbula Gospels --
Ashburnham Pentateuch --
Book of Durrow --
Book of Lindisfarne (The Lindisfarne Gospels) --
Codex Aureus of Canterbury --
Godescalc Gospels --
Vienna Coronation Gospels --
Book of Kells --
Lorsch Gospels --
Utrecht Psalter --
Aratea --
Gospels of Saint-Medard in Soisson --
Vivian Bible --
Codex Aureus (St. Emmeram) --
Bible of San Paolo --
Joshua Roll --
Beatus de Liebana: Commentary on the Revelation of St. John --
Beato de San Miguel de Escalada --
Beato de San Salvador de Tabara --
Beato de San Millan de la Cogolla --
Paris Psalter --
Gospels of Otto III --
Bamberg Apocalypse --
Gospel Lectionary of Henry II --
Salzburg Pericopes --
Codex Aureus of Echternach --
Golden Gospels of Henry III --
Winchester Bible --
Gospels of Henry the Lion --
Ingeborg Psalter --
Kitab al-Diryaq (Book of Antidotes) --
al-Mubashshir: Mukhtar al-hikam wa-Mahasin al-kalim (True Sayings and Speeches) --
Berthold Sacramentary --
Bestiary --
Kitab al-Baytarah (The Book of the Art of Healing Horses) --
Bible moralisee --
Dioscorides: On Medicines --
Psalter of Blanche of Castile --
Maqamat of al-Hariri (Assemblies) --
Trinity College Apocalypse --
Morgan Crusader's Bible --
Emperor Frederick II: The Art of Falconry --
Hadith Bayad wa-Riyad (Story of Bayad and Riyad) --
Codex Borgia --
Psalter of Saint Louis --
Lambeth Apocalypse --
al-Jazari: Kitab fi Ma'rifat al-Hiyal al-Handasiya (The Book of Machines) --
Douce Apocalypse --
Canticles of King Alfonso the Wise --
Simon Psalter --
Rudolf von Ems: World Chronicle / The "Stricker": Charlemagne --
Codex Manesse --
De Lisle Psalter --
Life and Miracles of Saint Denis --
Golden Haggadah --
Belleville Breviary --
Hours of Jeanne d'Evreux --
Firdawsi: Shahnama (Book of Kings) --
al-Hariri: Maqamat (The Assemblies of al-Hariri) --
Hours of Jeanne de Navarre --
Psalter of Bonne of Luxembourg --
Guillaume de Machaut: Poetical Works --
Bible of Jean de Vaudetar --
Les Petites Heures du Duc Jean de Berry --
Lucanus: De bello civile (Pharsalia) --
Grandes Chroniques de France de Charles V --
Les Tres Belles Heures de Notre-Dame du Duc Jean de Berry --
Turin-Milan Hours --
Wenceslas Bible --
Book of Hours of Gian Galeazzo Visconti --
Biblia Pauperum --
Tacuinum Sanitatis in Medicina --
Siyah Qalam (The Black Pen) --
Beaufort Hours --
Bible moralisee --
Christine de Pisan --
Book of the City of Ladies --
Epistles of Othea --
Epistles of Othea --
Gaston Phoebus: Book of the Hunt --
King Modus' Book on Hunting --
Hours of Marshal Boucicaut --
Pierre Salmon: Reponses a Charles VI et Lamentation au Roi sur son etat --
Book of Wonders --
Tristan and Isolde --
Les Tres riches Heures du Duc de Berry --
Bedford Hours and Psalters --
Boccaccio --
Decameron --
Boccaccio: Of Famous Women --
Boccaccio: Of Famous Women --
Boccaccio: On the Fates of Famous Men and Women --
Boccaccio: La Theseide --
Kalila wa Dimna (Kalila and Dimna) --
Darmstadt Passover Haggadah --
Bedford Hours --
Ottheinrich Bible --
Rohan Hours --
Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves --
Giovanni Colonna: Mare historiarum --
Missal of Jean Rolin --
De Sphaera --
Prayer Book of Stephan Lochner --
Hours of Etienne Chevalier --
Chronicle of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem --
Book of the Seven Ages of the World --
Jean Mansel: The Flower of History --
Heinrich Suso: Little Book of Eternal Wisdom --
Bible of Borso d'Este --
Nizami: Khamsa (Quintet) --
Petrarch --
Triumphs, Songs --
Songs, Triumphs --
Triumphs --
Triumphs --
Grandes Chroniques de France --
Hours of Isabella of Castile --
Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy --
Rene of Anjou: The Book of Tournaments --
King Rene's Book of Love --
Flavius Josephus: The Jewish Antiquities --
Missal of Jean des Martins --
Black Prayer Book --
Valerius Maximus: Scenes from Roman History --
Hours of Mary of Burgundy --
Hours of Mary of Burgundy and Emperor Maximilian --
Sebastien Mamerot: The Campaigns of the French against the Turks --
Black Hours --
Bible of Federico da Montefeltro --
Dante --
Divine Comedy --
Divine Comedy --
Divine Comedy --
Salzburg Missal --
Life and Miracles of Saint Louis --
Aristotle: Opera/Porphyry: Liber quinque praedicabilium --
Hours of Lorenzo de' Medici --
Breviary of Matthias Corvinus --
Bible of Matthias Corvinus --
Sforza Hours --
Guillaume de Lorris & Jean de Meung: Romance of the Rose --
Breviary of Isabella of Castile --
Aelius Donatus: Latin Grammar Book of Maximilian Sforza --
Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics --
Anne of Brittany: Books of Hours --
Large Hours of Anne of Brittany --
Very Small Hours of Anne of Brittany --
Small Hours of Anne of Brittany --
Grimani Breviary --
Rothschild Prayer Book --
Flemish Calendar --
Firdawsi: Shahnama (Book of Kings) --
Hafiz: Divan (Collected Poems) --
Beatty Rosary --
Genealogy of the Infante Dom Fernando of Portugal --
Farnese Hours --
Menazilnama (Book of Campaign Stations) --
Nizami: Khamsa (Quintet) --
Jami: Haft Awrang (The Seven Thrones) --
Hamzanama (The Adventures of Hamza) --
Jami: Haft Awrang (The Seven Thrones) --
Murad III: Surname (Circumcision Festival held for Murad III's Son) --
Darabnama (The Exploits of Darab) --
Akbarnama (The History of Akbar) --
Shahanshahname (Book of the King of Kings) --
Further famous manuscripts --
Biographies of the artists.
Other Titles: World's most famous illuminated manuscripts, 400 to 1600
Masterpieces of illumination
Responsibility: Ingo F. Walther, Norbert Wolf.


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