The Books Of Cerne : Prayer, Patronage and Power in Ninth-Century England

The Books Of Cerne : Prayer, Patronage and Power in Ninth-Century England

SKU: 2180

Author: Brown, Michelle P.

Title: The Books Of Cerne : Prayer, Patronage and Power in Ninth-Century England.

 

Publisher: London: The British Library, 1996. First Edition.

Description: 8vo. 252. p.: ill (some colour), facsimiles (some colour). Light edgewear and creasing of the dust-jacket, now in a protective jacket. Bibliography: (p. 235-243) Very good in Good dust-jacket. Hardcover. ISBN: 071230486X

 

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    Contents:       •    List of Illustrations     •    Preface and Acknowledgements     •    Ch. 1 Setting the Scene     •     Ch. 2 The 'Archaeology of the Book'     •    Ch. 3 The Script of the Book of Cerne     •    Ch. 4 Decoration as Elucidation: Reading the Images and Ornament in Cerne     •    Ch. 5 Textual Matters: The Devotional Impact and Context of Cerne     •    Ch. 6 Conclusion: The Book of Cerne? Putting the Manuscript in Context     •     Colour Plates     •    Figures     •    Diagrams     •    Bibliography     •    Index of Manuscripts Cited     •    Index of Biblical Citations     •    List of Charters Cited by Sawyer Numbers

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