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Four remarkable manuscripts from the middle ages

Four remarkable manuscripts from the middle ages

Author: Christopher De Hamel; Sandra Hindman; Enluminures (Firm),
Publisher: London : Paul Holberton Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Catalogue (Enluminures (Firm)), 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
This beautiful catalogue explores four books that are remarkable survivals of what people read in the Middle Ages? the finest of medieval Bibles (the greatest text of Western civilization), one of the oldest 'Books of Hours' (the most famous medieval manuscripts of all), 'Biography' (the unique legend of an Anglo-Saxon princess), and the 'History of Troy' (the oldest chivalric story in European history). 0These are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher De Hamel; Sandra Hindman; Enluminures (Firm),
ISBN: 9780997184273 0997184272
OCLC Number: 1056199094
Language Note: First manuscript is in Latin with some French, the second in Latin with Italian added, the third in Latin, and the last entirely in vernacular French.
Notes: "Exhibition: Les Enluminures, New York, October 17-23, 2018; TEFAF New York Fall, October 27-31, 2018; Fine Arts, Paris, November 7-11, 2018"--Page 2
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: The Hours of Marie --
The book of Saints Theuteria and Tosca --
The Royal Psalter Group Bible --
The Romance of Troy.
Series Title: Catalogue (Enluminures (Firm)), 20.
Responsibility: Les Enluminures ; Christopher De Hamel ; preface Sandra Hindman.


Accompanying an exhibition in New York (17 - 23 October 2018) this lavishly illustrated publication explores four extraordinary books that have all survived from the Middle Ages.  Read more...


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