Medieval Codicology, Iconography, Literature and Translation by D. D. R. Owen
Studies for Keith Val Sinclair (Litterae Textuales)

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Containing 33 essays by prominent scholars, this text covers four major medieval fields. Topics covered include manuscripts of Leiden University, Beauvais Cathedral, Sir John Donne, details of scribal practices and Dominican copyists. The codicological and iconographic studies are enhanced by illustrations drawn from manuscripts or from miniatures in the Petites Heures of Jean de Berry and in copies of "Roman de la Rose". Named artists are William de Brailes, Master of Ghent Privileges, Master of Jean Rolin, Jean Colombe. The literature section contains reearch papers on Haveloc, Arthur, Orlam, Tristan, "Fergus", "Sept Sages", "Chemin de Vaillance", an Anglo-Norman religious treatise, Beghine compositions and perspectives on Cloister and Text. Discussions about "chevalerie", "perdre son alleluia", translators of the Bible, St Jerome, Boethius and the "De excidio Troiae" are also included.
 

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Published August 1, 1997 by Brill Academic Pub. 395 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction