An Introduction to Medieval Manuscripts
Hours per week:
- Lecture/Discussion: 3
Defines and examines the history of the scriptorium and the typical subject-matter, means of production, social contexts, and aesthetic contexts of selected medieval manuscripts produced in Western Europe during the period 300 to 1550 CE. The significant achievements in the traditions of medieval manuscripts are examined, likely including early scriptures, the Book of Kells, The Lindisfarne Gospels, Magna Carta, The Luttrell Psalter, and various 15th century Books of Hours.
Additional Course Information
- Registration status: senior student.