Cultural Interplay in the Eighth Century
The Trier Gospels and the Makings of a Scriptorium at Echternach
By (author) Nancy Netzer
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Cultural Interplay in the Eighth Century by Nancy Netzer
Book DescriptionA detailed study of the Trier Gospels, an important early medieval manuscript. Through an investigation of its production, Professor Netzer reveals the cross-cultural influences among the Insular, Continental and Mediterranean worlds in the eighth century, demonstrating in particular the complicated process of cultural interplay that took place in the scriptorium at Echternach. She traces the history of the production of the manuscript through a detailed analysis of its components: the individual texts, construction and arrangement of gatherings, scripts, ornamental initials, canon tables and illustrations. She sheds light on the manuscript's sources, on the different backgrounds of the two scribe-artists involved in its production, on the influences which determined the size and layout of the codex, the role of the pictures within the book, and the place of this manuscript in the development of Insular and Continental book production. This study makes a significant contribution to the understanding of early medieval book production and the influence of missionaries from the British Isles on early Continental culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521090513
(244mm x 170mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 27-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Nancy Netzer
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Studies nearly 100 works from the vast collections of the Boston Public Library and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to determine the multiple ways that medieval and early modern objects communicated both secular and sacred messages to their viewers. This book includes essays on a broad range of topics on the medieval and early modern periods.
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