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              Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West

              Imagining Jerusalem in the Medieval West (Hardback)

              Edited by Donkin, Lucy; Vorholt, Hanna

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              This book illuminates ways in which Jerusalem was represented in Western Europe during the Middle Ages, c. 700-1500. Focusing on maps and plans in manuscripts and early printed books, it also considers views and architectural replicas, and treats depictions of the Temple and the ...Church of the Holy Sepulchre alongside those of the city as a whole.
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              ISBN 9780197265048
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Proceedings of the British Academy
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              Shaping Knowledge: The Transmission of the 'Liber Floridus'
               

              Shaping Knowledge: The Transmission of the 'Liber Floridus' (Paperback)

              By Vorholt, Hanna

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              The encyclopedic compilation Liber Floridus, created by the Flemish canon Lambert of Saint-Omer in the early twelfth century, survives not only in the form of his famous autograph, but also in a considerable number of later manuscripts which transformed the knowledge assembled by... him and which became starting points for new appraisals of their texts and images. Shaping Knowledge examines the processes which determined this transfer over the centuries and evaluates the specific achievements of the different generations of scribes and illuminators. Taking account of the full range of manuscripts which transmit material from the Liber Floridus and focusing in more detail on three of them - now in the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbuttel, in the Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden and in the Abdijarchief of Tongerlo - it shows that the makers of these manuscripts did not merely select and copy material from the Liber Floridus, but also organized images and texts in new ways, sought out different exemplars for them and embarked on compilatory activities of their own. These relationships at the textual, visual and conceptual levels are lenses through which we can observe the networks subsisting among the manuscripts linked to the Liber Floridus and the much broader group of encyclopedic compilations to which they belong. Sixteen colour plates and one hundred black-and-white figures document the role of the visual and material dimensions of the manuscripts in the processes of transmission.
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              ISBN 9781908590725
              Released NZ 28 Nov 2017
              Publisher Warburg Institute
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Warburg Institute Studies & Texts
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