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Books of Hours Reconsidered free pdf For over three hunderd years, more Books of Hours were made than any other type of book, even the Bible. From c. 1225, when the first Books of Hours began to appear, to 1571, when during the Counter-Reformation Pope Pius V prohibited the use of all existing Books of Hours, nearly every European family of a certain means owned a Book of Hours. Books of Hours Reconsidered presents recent research on this medieval bestseller in twenty-one essays written by international scholars. The scholarship in this volume helps instill Books of Hours with new life and give them new meaning at a moment when interest in Books of Hours is on the rise.

About Sandra Hindman

Sandra Hindman is Professor Emerita of Art History, Northwestern University and Owner, Les Enluminures, New York, Paris, Chicago. She is author of many books and articles on the history of illuminated manuscripts, the transition from manuscripts to print culture, and the later appreciation of medieval manuscripts.James H. Marrow is Professor Emeritus of Art History, Princeton University, and Honorary Keeper of Illuminated Manuscripts, The Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge, England). He is author of many books and articles on late medieval art, with particular interest in illuminated manuscripts and questions of meaning in works of religious art.

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Author : Sandra Hindman
Publisher : Harvey Miller Publishers
Data Published : 15 September 2013
ISBN : 1905375948
EAN : 9781905375943
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 536 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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