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The medieval home of the Bologna manuscript of Lactantius.

Richard William Hunt

The medieval home of the Bologna manuscript of Lactantius.

by Richard William Hunt

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Published by Medievalia et Humanistica in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lactantius, -- ca. 240-ca. 320,
  • Bologna mss. 701

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination[3]-6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15401634M

    The Manuscripts of the "Passio Perpetuae" The account of the martyrdom of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas was written in the early 3rd century, and incorporates passages from Perpetua's own account. The work has come down to us without author or title. The work is extant both in Latin and Greek, the latter being a translation of the former. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bologna, Giulia. Illuminated manuscripts. Avenel, N.J.: Crescent Books (OCoLC)

    Demogorgon is a deity or demon, associated with the underworld and envisaged as a powerful primordial being, whose very name had been gh often ascribed to Greek mythology, the name probably arises from an unknown copyist's misreading of a commentary by a fourth-century scholar, Lactantius concept itself can be traced back to the original misread term demiurge. The Exeter Book Phoenix is itself a translation of Lactantius’ De ave phoenice—from Latin hexameter into Old English alliterative verse—which I have here translated into modern English free verse. Anglo-Saxon poetic and homiletic styles work in tandem throughout the Exeter Book poem, as Janie Steen and others have long noticed.

    Book industries and trade--Italy--History Houghton Library, Harvard University 28; Search Constraints. Start Over. You searched for: Genre Manuscripts, Medieval-Italy Remove constraint Genre: Manuscripts, Medieval-Italy 1 - 28 of Number of results to display per page Lactantius, approximately approximately. Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval › England › Dorset (1 works) Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval › England › Exhibitions (1 works) Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval › England › Holy Island (Island) (1 works) Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval › England › London (1 works).


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The medieval home of the Bologna manuscript of Lactantius by Richard William Hunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Remarkably little is known about the libraries of individuals in classical, Hellenistic, or even medieval times. In his small book, The Library of Lactantius (Oxford, ) R. Ogilvie studied the books that the Latin Christian apologist Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius (Lactantius) read and knew well.

Born in North Africa, possibly at Cirta in Numidia (modern Algeria), Lactantius, a. Lucius Caecilius Firmianus Lactantius (c. – c. ) was an early Christian author who became an advisor to the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine I, guiding his religious policy as it developed, and a tutor to his son most important work is the Institutiones Divinae ("The Divine Institutes"), an apologetic treatise intended to establish the reasonableness and truth of.

Home to the oldest university in Europe, Bologna fostered a unique artistic culture at the end of the Middle Ages. With its large population of sophisticated readers, the city became the preeminent center of manuscript production south of the Alps and it helped bring about a revolution in the medieval book.

Medieval Manuscripts and Incunabula at Ohio Wesleyan University About this collection Ohio Wesleyan University Special Collections houses several manuscripts from the Middle Ages and early printed books from the 15th century that were donated from the collection of the Rev.

Frank B. Gunsaulus, Methodist preacher and alumnus, for the purpose of. Condition: Poor. x p tall paperback, illustrated card cover, tape repair to spine, binding broken midway, exhibition opening invitation to inside cover, inserted is a photograph of the Hunt portrait by Finzi with a note by M Crum, also four offprints by Hunt (Bologna Lactantius, Fortunatus Poems, Giraldus Speculum, Liber Florum).

Accompanying an exhibition at the Frist Art Museum, this lavishly illustrated catalogue is the first major study in English about manuscript illumination, painting, and sculpture in the northern Italian city of Bologna between the years and By focusing on Bologna, Europe’s first university city, this publication aims to expand our understanding of art and its purposes in the.

Title: Manuscript Leaf with the Celebration of a Mass in an Initial S, from an Antiphonary. Artist: Master of the Riccardiana Lactantius. Date: second half 15th century.

Geography: Made in Florence, Italy. Culture: Italian. Medium: Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment. Perhaps our medieval counterparts were onto something. While Rowling’s descriptions may not be any more accurate than those of medieval artists, they share some notable similarities, with a few creative innovations.

Basilisk: Image from British Library manuscript Harley f. 59 circa Liturgical books are known is a great variety of types. Their form, content and internal organisation depend on a number of factors, as the specific ceremony or the place in which they are used, or the clergyman – and sometimes the layman – to whom they are destined.

Medieval Games Medieval Life Medieval Art Chess Pieces Game Pieces Medieval Manuscript Illuminated Manuscript Book Illustration Illustrations Demonagerie Biblioteca. The manuscript was probably copied in Bologna as the script is characteristic of Bolognese gothic book hands.

– Notes by Benjamin Yousey-Hindes, Stanford University POSTSCRIPT: Richard Rouse (UCLA) assigns an Italian origin to the manuscript and calls attention to the line fillers, which look like exclamation points. Medieval Music Medieval Books Medieval Manuscript Medieval Art Book Of Kells Illuminated Letters Illuminated Manuscript Renaissance Religion Catolica MS M Judas Revealed as Christ's Betrayer, from a Leaf from a Gradual, in Latin, Italy, Florence, Unlike some modern history texts, the sources used for medieval history have been around a long time.

Very many were translated in the 19th century, and, as a rapid review of any commercial source book will show, it is these 19th century translations which make up the bulk of the texts.

A beautiful and informative exploration of the illuminated manuscripts of the Bible over a millennium and across the globe, shedding new light on some of the most significant, yet rarely seen, paintings of the Middle Ages For two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of extraordinary art.

Within this history il. This volume presents definitive bibliographical scholarship on the medieval manuscript collections of Otto F. Ege (d. ), a self-proclaimed "biblioclast." Ege created the American middle class market for medieval manuscript pages through a method offensive to modern librarians: dismemberment and dispersal.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A medieval university was a corporation organized during the Middle Ages for the purposes of higher first Western European institutions generally considered universities were established in the Kingdom of Italy (then part of the Holy Roman Empire), the Kingdom of England, the Kingdom of France, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Kingdom of Portugal between the 11th and 15th centuries.

The “index” is in some ways a misleading word for medieval manuscripts. With a modern book, the reader consults the index, looks up a key term and then locates the relevant pages or chapters in the main text, but this is not necessarily a good model for medieval reading.

Misunderstanding breviaries: a case from Bologna University Library 10/06/ 10/06/ admin Among the thousands of manuscripts that have been produced during the Middle Ages, liturgical books represent a huge percentage.

Manuscript Leaf with the Nativity in an Initial H, from an Antiphonary second half 15th century Master of the Riccardiana Lactantius The Christmas story is painted with great charm in a pleasing blend of pastel colors and a profusion of floral and leaf ornament. Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval.

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library. Lactantius,--ca. ca. Ovid, B.C or 18 A.D. Genre: Manuscripts, Medieval--Franceth centurylocal orange and mauve on gold and red ground. Books have attractive penwork initials divided red and medium blue.A manuscript made in Bologna in the fourteenth century (Leiden University Library, Ms.

Vlf3; fig. 1) contains two texts: elaborate illustrated instructions for performing surgery on various body parts, and descriptions of diseases for which there is no cure.Initials are blue, stroked in red, typical of Italy/Bologna.

Sentence capitals in 1-line red.” Larger versions of this and other images are available from the Medieval binding fragments gallery of the Rare Book Collection’s Flickr site.

If you can provide additional information about the manuscript fragment displayed here, you are invited.