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Anglo-Saxon Textual Illustration
Photographs of Sixteen Manuscripts with Descriptions and Index

Edited by Thomas H Olgren

Anglo-Saxon Textual Illustration
Hardback, 590 pages £93.50
Published: 1992
ISBN: 9781879288102
Format: 305mm x 229mm
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Subjects: Art & Art History, Medieval Institute Publications, Medieval Studies
Series: Research in Medieval and Early Modern Culture

Illustrations and major decoration of sixteen Anglo-Saxon manuscripts, fully described and indexed, are reproduced here in 454 photographs, many for the first time. Manuscripts included are: the Athelstan Psalter, the Harley Psalter, the Bury Psalter, the Paris Psalter, the Boulogne Gospels, the Arenberg Gospels, the Trinity Gospels, the Eadui Codex, Pembroke College MS 301, the Bury Gospels, the Judith of Flanders Gospels (Pierpont Morgan MSS 709 and 708), the Monte Casino Gospel Book, the Hereford Gospels, the Psychomachia of Prudentius, and the Junius Manuscript.


Descriptions of the Manuscripts

Descriptions of the Plates

Index to Iconographic Contens

Photographic Plates 1.1 to 16.51

Thomas H. Ohlgren (professor emeritis from Purdue University) has published extensively on the development of the outlaw legends of Robin Hood and on the study of Insular manuscripts.

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 590 pages
 305mm x 229mm

BIC Code:
  ART015070, HIS037010
 Medieval Institute Publications


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