Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts

Meetings With Remarkable Manuscripts

Twelve Journeys Into the Medieval World

Book - 2016
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This book about why medieval manuscripts matter invites the reader into intimate conversations with twelve of the most famous manuscripts in existence and to explore with the author what they tell us about nearly a thousand years of medieval history -- and sometimes about the modern world too.
Publisher: ©2016
New York, NY :, Penguin Press,, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781594206115
Characteristics: vii, 632 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The Gospels of Saint Augustine
The Codex Amiatinus
The Book of Kells
The Leiden Aratea
The Morgan Beatus
Hugo Pictor
The Copenhagen Psalter
The Carmina Burana
The Hours of Jeanne de Navarre
The Hengwrt Chaucer
The Visconti Semideus
The Spinola Hours.
Summary: This book about why medieval manuscripts matter invites the reader into intimate conversations with twelve of the most famous manuscripts in existence and to explore with the author what they tell us about nearly a thousand years of medieval history -- and sometimes about the modern world too.

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