The birth of the author : pictorial prefaces in glossed books of the twelfth century

Jeffrey F. Hamburger

"The images devised to accompany medieval commentaries, whether on the Bible or on classical texts, made claims to authority, even inspiration, that at times were even more forceful than those made by the texts themselves. Pictorial prefaces of the twelfth century represent commentaries of thei...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hamburger, Jeffrey F., 1957- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Toronto : Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, [2021]
Series:Studies and texts (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies) ; 225
Text, image, context ; 9
Studies and texts ; 225
Text, image, context : studies in Medieval manuscript illumination ; 9
Physical Description:xxv, 297 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm.
ISBN(s):0888442254 : cloth
9780888442253 : cloth
Version note:
Refers to Trinity manuscripts O.3.57 and R.17.1.
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