The Christina Psalter: A Study Of The Images And Texts In A French Early Thirteenth Century Illuminated Manuscript Marina Vidas

ISBN: 9788763501279

Published: January 1st 2006

Hardcover

154 pages


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The Christina Psalter: A Study Of The Images And Texts In A French Early Thirteenth Century Illuminated Manuscript  by  Marina Vidas

The Christina Psalter: A Study Of The Images And Texts In A French Early Thirteenth Century Illuminated Manuscript by Marina Vidas
January 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 154 pages | ISBN: 9788763501279 | 3.61 Mb

This book is the first detailed analysis of an exquisitely illuminated 13th-century Parisian manuscript psalter which was owned by Christina of Norway (1234-1262), daughter of Hkon IV and wife of Philip of Castile and Len. New information is providedMoreThis book is the first detailed analysis of an exquisitely illuminated 13th-century Parisian manuscript psalter which was owned by Christina of Norway (1234-1262), daughter of Hkon IV and wife of Philip of Castile and Len.

New information is provided about the psalters medieval and later components, its liturgical and other functions, missing illuminations and texts, as well as its provenance and date. Furthermore, the stylistic and iconographic similarities between the psalter and some of the most important manuscripts illuminated in Paris during the periodlike the three volume Moralized Biblesare discussed. Research suggestions are made about the meanings the texts and images might have had for their intended audience.



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