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Harvey Miller

Bible Moralisée
Vienna, Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. Vind. 2554.

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280 p., , 136 in colour, 150 x 200 mm, 1995
ISBN: 978-1-872501-92-5
Languages: English
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This is the reproduction of the moralized Bible, made in the first half of the 13th century, in which biblical scenes are juxtaposed with theological and allegorical interpretative images.

The moralized Bible, in which biblical scenes are juxtaposed with theological and allegorical interpretative images, was a new and original type of biblical manuscript that emerged in Paris in the 1220s. The book reproduced here in facsimile in one of the most beautiful of the surviving copies that was made in the firt half of the 13th century, and its glorious pages, with over 1000 illuminated medallions, vie with the translucent stained glass windows of the great Gothic cathedrals.
Interest Classification:
Book History, Manuscript Studies & Palaeography
Codicology
Illumination & illustration of books
Religion (including History of Religion) & Theology
Judaeo-Christian Bible : texts criticism & exegesis
Old Testament/Hebrew Bible

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