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Bible Illuminations

Author : Ruth Ben-Israel
ISBN : 9652294772
Genre : Art
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From Creation to Mosesa.

Routledge Revivals The Illuminations Of The Stavelot Bible 1978

Author : Wayne Dynes
ISBN : 9781351395038
Genre : Religion
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First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no less than ninety-seven illuminated initials, almost half of them containing figures. Wayne Dynes’s study brings this into context by giving the historical background of the abbey of Stavelot and the manuscript itself, and then the exegetical and illustrative tradition shaping earlier illuminated Bibles. A third chapter examines the question of the assignment of the hands, providing at the same time a survey of the contents. This clears the way for discussions of areas of importance including the famous full-page composition of Christ in Majesty, and analyses key miniatures and groups of miniatures. This procedure serves to clarify the overall scheme of illumination and permit a comparison with earlier achievements in the history of Bible illumination.

The Illuminations Of The Second Bible Of Charles The Bold

Author : Jacques Guilmain
ISBN : OCLC:643936502
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Romanesque Bible Illumination

Author : Walter Cahn
ISBN : UOM:39015066441737
Genre : Religion
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The Bible In The Armenian Tradition

Author : Vrej Nersessian
ISBN : 0892366400
Genre : Art
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The Bible in the Armenian Tradition provides a concise historical account of the development of the Bible in Armenia and the illustrative traditions that are represented in surviving codices. The author focuses on the origins of the first translations of the Bible into Armenian in the fourth century, which inspired the Armenian alphabet itself. A range of beautiful Armenian Bible manuscripts from collections throughout the world are illustrated in full color and compared with western Bible illuminations. Later printed Armenian Bibles are also examined in detail, revealing fascinating examples of religious differences between the Armenian and the Catholic Christian traditions. This survey of Armenian Bible history is an important reference for biblical scholars and anyone with an interest in the history of Christianity.

The Art Of The Saint John S Bible

Author : Susan Sink
ISBN : 0814690629
Genre : Art
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Here are illuminations that bring the words of the Bible alive for the contemporary world.

The Art Of Illumination

Author : Timothy Husband
ISBN : 9781588392947
Genre : Belles heures of Jean of France, Duke of Berry
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The Saint John S Bible

Author : Susan Sink
ISBN : 0814691005
Genre : Religion
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Thousands have seen the beauty and craftsmanship of The Saint John's Bible firsthand in traveling exhibits or on location at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at Saint John's University. This small and finely printed book is a fantastic introduction to the project.

The Reformist Of Illuminations In The Gospels Of Matilda Countess Of Tuscany

Author : R.H. Rough
ISBN : 9789401019835
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The Gospels ofMatilda, Countess ofTuscany, is a manuscript written and illuminated in Northern Italy toward the end ofthe eleventh century. A credible fourteenth century document states that it was presented by the Countess to the Benedictine monastery of Polirone, near Mantua. In the manuscript's pictorial cycle, the Cleansing of the Temple and the scenes related to it are iconographically extra ordinary. An understanding of them must begin with a study of their ideological sources, closely related historicfigures, Medieval writers who employed the figure ofthe Cleansing ofthe Temple, and the political-social movement ofthe Patarines. Then the Matilda Gospels' illuminations will stand revealed as the key artistic expression of the Gregorian Reform and as a prime document of some of the most important events and ideas ofthe Middle Ages. II. ART AND THE REFORM OF THE ELEVENTH CENTURY Church reform in the eleventh century was a heroic engage ment. Norman Cantor calls it one of the four great «world revolutions» of Western history.! The authority of the papacy, theindependenceofthechurch,andtheveryleadershipofMedie val society were its mortally contested issues critical both to history and to political theory.2 Gregory VII and Matilda of Tuscany were but two of the vivid personalities among its partisans. But in the history ofart the struggle has been nearly invisible.

Illuminating Justice

Author : Jonathan Homrighausen
ISBN : 9780814644799
Genre : Religion
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Illuminating Justice explores the call to social ethics in The Saint John’s Bible, the first major handwritten and hand-illuminated Christian Bible since the invention of the printing press. Situating his close analysis of The Saint John’s Bible’s illuminations in the context of contemporary biblical exegesis and Catholic teaching, Homrighausen shows how this project stimulates the ethical imagination of its readers and viewers on matters of justice for women, care for creation, and dialogue between Jews and Christians. Written for scholars, pastors, teachers, and any fan of The Saint John’s Bible, this book shows how beauty and justice intertwine in this wondrous illuminated Bible for the new millennium.

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