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Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon age

Michelle Brown

Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon age

by Michelle Brown

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manuscripts, English (Old),
  • Manuscripts, Medieval -- England,
  • Books -- England -- History -- 400-1400,
  • Civilization, Anglo-Saxon,
  • Anglo-Saxons -- Intellectual life,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Anglo Saxon period, 449-1066

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-179) and indexes.

    StatementMichelle P. Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination184 p. :
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22719600M
    ISBN 109780802090966

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    Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age (1st Edition) by Michelle P. Brown Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Need it Fast? 2 day shipping options: The Anglo-Saxons first appeared on the historical scene as Germanic pagan pirates and mercenaries, m Book Edition: 1st Edition. The Anglo-Saxons were a cultural group who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They comprised people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe, their descendants, and indigenous British groups who adopted many aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture and language. The Anglo-Saxons established the Kingdom of England, and the modern English language .

      Papers will cover libraries and readers, objects inscribed in runes, highly illuminated manuscripts, literary manuscripts and documentary writing up to Domesday Book. The papers will place the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms in wider geographical, cultural and political contexts. The book was a central element of Anglo-Saxon art and society and a rich vehicle for cultural expression. In this study of the art of bookmaking throughout the Anglo-Saxon period, the author discusses the works and their readers, the scribes' materials and techniques, script and illumination.


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This new book provides an authoritative introduction to the art of book production in the Anglo-Saxon period and an historical overview of the period by means of its book culture, and illustrates in colour over examples of the finest Anglo-Saxon books in The British Library and other major by: 7.

This is a listing of illuminated manuscripts produced between and in Anglo-Saxon monasteries, or by Anglo-Saxon scribes or illuminators working in continental scriptoria.

This list includes manuscripts in Latin and manuscripts produced before see the List of Hiberno-Saxon illuminated manuscripts. The invasions during the reign of King Alfred the Great created a. ‘The European Context of Manuscript Illumination in the Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon age book, –’ Julia Crick, Professor of Palaeography and Manuscript Studies, Kings College London ‘English Scribal Culture in an Age of Conquest, –’ ’ Speakers.

Sue Brunning, Curator: Early Medieval European Insular Collections, The British Museum. Brown, Michelle P. () Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age. fv; fr Campbell, James () The Anglo-Saxons. fv Dodwell, C. Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age is one of several titles recently issued by the British Library, published in North America by University of Toronto Press, that seek to provide large numbers of color reproductions of manuscript pages accompanied by a relatively small amount of text written by British Library staff who are experts in the particular subject area of each book.

Get this from a library. Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon age. [Michelle Brown] -- "This new book by a leading expert on the period, Michelle P. Brown, provides an authoritative introduction to the art of book production in the Anglo-Saxon period and an historical overview of the.

Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age available in Hardcover. Add to Wishlist. ISBN This new book provides an authoritative introduction to the art of book production in the Anglo-Saxon period and an historical overview of the period by means of its book culture, and illustrates in colour over examples of the finest Anglo-Saxon books Price: $ Introduction 7; The Insular World: Celts, Britons and Anglo-Saxons 8; Southumbria: the Rise of Mercia and Wessex 52; Shaping England: from Alfred to AElfric 85; The Second Viking Age: Cnut to the Conquest ; Bibliography ; Index of Manuscripts ; Index Brown, Michelle P.

Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age. London: British Library, E-mail Citation» Beautifully illustrated with numerous color photographs, this book provides a basic survey of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts from the earliest days through to the immediate post-Conquest period.

A good place for the general reader or student to. The Anglo-Saxons first appeared on the historical scene as Germanic pagan pirates and mercenaries, moving into the declining Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD and forging a series of kingdoms which became 'England'.

By the time of the Norman Conquest inAnglo-Saxon England was one of the most sophisticated states in the medieval West, renowned for its ecclesiastical and cultural. the anglo saxon age Download the anglo saxon age or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the anglo saxon age book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Manuscripts From The Anglo Saxon Age. Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, World, War is on view at the British Library in London until Febru Four of the only surviving Old English manuscripts are on display at the British Library.

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See more 22 pins. A large number of manuscripts remain from the Anglo-Saxon period, with most written during its last years (9th to 11th centuries). Manuscripts written in both Latin and the vernacular remain. It is believed that Irish missionaries are responsible for the scripts used in early Anglo-Saxon texts, which include the Insular half-uncial (important Latin texts) and Insular minuscule (both Latin.

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Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon age / Michelle P. Brown. Format Book Published Toronto: University of Toronto Press, c Description p.: col. ill. ; 26 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. Bound in black linson; with dust jacket. Subject headings. Meehan, B., The Book of Kells (London ) Meehan, B., The Book of Durrow (Dublin ) Nordenfalk, C., Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Painting (London ) Prescott, A., The Benedictional of St Ethelwold (London ) Temple, E., Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, (London) Turner, D.

H., L. Webster & J. Backhouse (eds), The Golden Age of Anglo. Buy Manuscripts from the Anglo Saxon Age 1st Edition by Michelle P. Brown (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Michelle P.

Brown. Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age by Michelle P. Brown,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7). Manuscripts from the Anglo Saxon Age by Michelle P. Brown,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).Overall, this book is a very good, fast-paced (only 75 pages!) guide to the Anglo-Saxon age.

Blair covers all the major topics and even has some time for cultural development, including describing the impact of the English outside of England. The book tends to focus more on the later Anglo-Saxon era, from Alfred the Great to the Norman conquest /5(50).- From the Medieval Manuscripts blog post 'Anglo-Saxon Medicine'.

Image: Anglo-Saxon medical recipes corresponding to Book 2, chapter 59 of Bald's Leechbook (London, British Library).