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  • Subject: Books and manuscripts, Medieval
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    • Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves

    • Illuminating the Manuscript Leaves

    • Antiphonaries; Book of Hours; Brevaries; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500; Khamsah; Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts--Medieval; Persian language; Psalters

    • This digital collection includes eighteen illuminated manuscript leaves which were acquired by the University of Louisville Libraries in 2006 with funding from the Pzena Foundation. Dating from 1150 through 1867, these leaves represent Western...
    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviaries--England--lllustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a book used for daily prayers by a monk or other person living in a religious community, probably in England. The book was written in the thirteenth century on animal skin since paper was not used at that time. The text is from an...
    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Manuscript, blank leaf, 15th century, fragment.

    • Books and manuscripts, Medieval

    • A fifteenth century scribe prepared this blank leaf made of animal skin by marking 19 straight lines before writing a text. Animal skin was still being used for many books during this time, although paper was known in Europe by the fourteenth...
    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--Italy--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--Italy; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval

    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
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