Western Illuminated Manuscripts: A Catalogue of the Collection in Cambridge University Library

Western Illuminated Manuscripts: A Catalogue of the Collection in Cambridge University Library

Patrick Zutshi


Cambridge collage Library's choice of illuminated manuscripts is of foreign importance. It originates within the medieval collage and stands along the holdings of the schools and the Fitzwilliam Museum. The college Library includes significant ecu examples of medieval illumination from the 9th to the 16th centuries, with said masterpieces of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance publication paintings, in addition to illuminated literary texts, together with the 1st whole Chaucer manuscript. This catalog presents students and researchers quick access to the collage Library's illuminated manuscripts, comparing the significance of a lot of them for the first actual time. It includes descriptions of well-known manuscripts, for instance the lifetime of Edward the Confessor attributed to Matthew Paris, in addition to 1000s of lesser-known goods. superbly illustrated all through, the catalog includes descriptions of person manuscripts with updated checks in their sort, origins and value, including bibliographical references.

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