Penned & Painted

The Art and Meaning of Books in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

EAN:  9780712354363
Publicatiedatum:   30-04-2022
Formaat:  Hardback
Taal:  Engels
Aantal bladzijden:  160


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The idea of the book was central throughout the western European and the eastern Mediterranean world in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. From the beginning, the word for 'book'-sefer in Hebrew, biblia in Greek, and liber in Latin-was identified with sacred writings--the Holy Scriptures of Jews and Christians, who were known as 'people of the book'. The centrality of the book to medieval thought is reflected materially in the countless images of books that appear in the manuscripts of the era, be they i

    EAN: 9780712354363
    Uitgever: British Library Publishing
    Publicatiedatum:   30-04-2022
    Formaat: Hardback
    Taal: Engels
    Hoogte: 185 mm
    Breedte: 250 mm
    Voorraad:  Bestelbaar
    Aantal bladzijden: 160