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A Thousand Years of the Bible by Ranee Katzenstein, David S. Zeidberg

By Ranee Katzenstein, David S. Zeidberg

Exhibitions on the J. Paul Getty Museum and at UCLA have lately displayed the wealthy personality and variety of Bibles--both when it comes to illuminated manuscripts and published copies over the process 1000 years of human historical past. The textual content of this spouse quantity discusses the origins of the Bible, the Latin types of the Bible, and the Bible within the liturgy and in past due medieval literature. entire with a variety of illustrations, this ebook might be priceless to a person with an curiosity within the background of the Bible.

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The text of this manuscript follows the revised version of the Bible prepared a at Kempis Windesheim and sometimes associated with Thomas (circa 1380-1471), the Windesheim canon who was probably the author of The Imitation of Christ. manuscript appears to have been made The Museum's for the Cathedral of Cologne, a destination that would account for decoration with historiated initials pen-work borders heightened with its and exuberant elaborate foliate and gold. In the sixteenth century, scholars such as Erasmus (circa 1469-1536) once again revised the Latin text of the New Testament based on new translations from the original Greek.

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Cambridge, The West from the Fathers to the Reformation, G. W. H. Lampe, ed. (Cambridge, 1969); W. Cahn, Romanesque Bible Illumination (Ithaca, New York, 1983); B. Smalley, The Study of the Bible in the Middle Ages (Oxford, 3rd. rev. , 1983); C. de Hamel, Glossed Books of the Bible and the Origins of the Paris Booktrade (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1984); and Le Moyen Age and G. Lobrichon, eds. (Paris, 1984). 1985), and The J. Sammlung Ludwig, 4 Paul Getty Museum sequent volumes. 34 Richi For additional information on the individual manuscripts discussed, see A.

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