Translation: from english

ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Illuminated Manuscripts — • A large number of manuscripts covered with painted ornaments Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Illuminated Manuscripts     Illuminated Manuscripts      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS — The solemn Tisha Be Av prayer. Men are sitting on the floor and women are standing in the women s section, while the rabbi is blowing the shofar. From the Rothschild Miscellany, northern Italy, c. 1470. Collection, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, HEBREW — This entry is arranged according to the following outline: hebrew illumination in hellenistic times character of hebrew manuscript illumination materials and techniques oriental school spanish illumination french school german school italian… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • List of illuminated manuscripts — This is a list of illuminated manuscripts. 2nd century *Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, cod. suppl. gr. 1294 (Romance Papyrus) 3rd century *Oxford, Sackler Library, Oxyrhynchus Pap. 2331 (Heracles Papyrus) 4th century *Berlin, Staatsbibliothek zu… …   Wikipedia

  • Preservation of illuminated manuscripts — Preserving parchment becomes more difficult when pigments, inks, and illumination are added into the equation. Pigments do not dye parchment; instead, they lie on the surface of the parchment and so are rather fragile. [ Jenkins, Penny. “Printing …   Wikipedia

  • Illuminated manuscript — In the strictest definition of illuminated manuscript, only manuscripts with gold or silver, like this miniature of Christ in Majesty from the Aberdeen Bestiary (folio 4v), would be considered illuminated. An illuminated manuscript is a… …   Wikipedia

  • illuminated manuscript — Handwritten book decorated with gold or silver, brilliant colours, elaborate designs, or miniature paintings. Illumination originally denoted embellishment of text with gold or silver, which gave the impression that the page had been literally… …   Universalium

  • Illuminated manuscript —    A manuscript hand written on parchment with the text complemented by miniature painted scenes, decorated initials, and borders. The earliest illuminated manuscripts date from the Early Christian era. Most were created by monastic communities… …   Dictionary of Renaissance art

  • illuminated — [[t]ɪlu͟ːmɪneɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ Something that is illuminated is lit up, usually by electric lighting. ...an illuminated sign... Much of the ancient city is illuminated at night. 2) ADJ: ADJ n Illuminated manuscripts, books, and official documents… …   English dictionary

  • Manuscripts — • Every book written by hand on flexible material and intended to be placed in a library is called a manuscript Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Manuscripts     Manuscripts    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • MANUSCRIPTS, HEBREW — MANUSCRIPTS, HEBREW, term which includes religious and secular books, as well as letters and documents written on papyrus, parchment, hides, and paper in Hebrew characters, sometimes using them for the writing of languages other than Hebrew, e.g …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

Wir verwenden Cookies für die beste Präsentation unserer Website. Wenn Sie diese Website weiterhin nutzen, stimmen Sie dem zu.