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THE ART OF THE BIBLE: ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE MEDIEVAL WORLD. Scot McKendrick and Kathleen Doyle. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2016. Published in association with British Library, London. Published in the U.S.A. by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 336 pp. with 222 col. ills. 32 x 25 cm. LC 2015-959499 ISBN 9780500239476 In English.
Publisher's description: For two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of extraordinary art. Within this history illuminated biblical manuscripts are among the best tools for understanding early Christian painting and artistic interpretations of the Bible. This extensively illustrated new book, compiled and written by two internationally renowned experts, transports readers, by way of forty-five featured manuscripts, across the globe and through 1,000 years of history. Passing chronologically through many of the major centers of the Christian world, from Constantinople and imperial Aachen to Canterbury, Mozarabic Spain, Crusader Jerusalem, northern Iraq, Paris, London, Bologna, and Rome, Scot McKendrick and Kathleen Doyle shed light on some of the finest but least-known paintings from the Middle Ages, and on the development of art, literature, and civilization as we know it.
Indexing: Western, Europe, International (Western Style) — 300 A.D.-1400 — Manuscripts and Book Design
Plans: 70,54,55
Worldwide Number: 173984
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