The Routledge Research Companion to Digital Medieval Literature

Author: Jennifer E. Boyle
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317444763
Release Date: 2017-11-22
Genre: Literary Criticism

Working across literature, history, theory and practice, this volume offers insight into the specific digital tools and interfaces, as well as the modalities, theories and forms, central to some of the most exciting new research and critical, scholarly and artistic production in medieval and pre-modern studies. Addressing more general themes and topics, such as digitzation, media studies, digital humanities and "big data," the new essays in this companion also focus on more than twenty-five keywords, such as "access," "code," "virtual," "interactivity" and "network." A useful website hosts examples, links and materials relevant to the book.

The Cistercian Reform and the Art of the Book in Twelfth Century France

Author: Diane Reilly
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9789048537181
Release Date: 2019-01-24
Genre: Literary Criticism

This book is a study of the programmatic oral performance of the written word and its impact on art and text. Communal singing and reading of the Latin texts that formed the core of Christian ritual and belief consumed many hours of the Benedictine monk's day. These texts-read and sung out loud, memorized, and copied into manuscripts-were often illustrated by the very same monks who participated in the choir liturgy. The meaning of these illustrations sometimes only becomes clear when they are read in the context of the texts these monks heard read. The earliest manuscripts of Cîteaux, copied and illuminated at the same time that the new monastery's liturgy was being reformed, demonstrate the transformation of aural experience to visual and textual legacy.

On the Liturgy

Author: Amalarius (Archbishop of Lyon)
ISBN: 0674060016
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Liturgics


Author: Ernst Voigt
Publisher: Georg Olms Verlag
ISBN: 3487405261
Release Date: 1974

Old English Philology

Author: Leonard Neidorf
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 9781843844389
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Literary Criticism

Essays bringing out the crucial importance of philology for understanding Old English texts.

The European Book in the Twelfth Century

Author: Erik Kwakkel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108637572
Release Date: 2018-03-31
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The 'long twelfth century' (1075–1225) was an era of seminal importance in the development of the book in medieval Europe and marked a high point in its construction and decoration. This comprehensive study takes the cultural changes that occurred during the 'twelfth-century Renaissance' as its point of departure to provide an overview of manuscript culture encompassing the whole of Western Europe. Written by senior scholars, chapters are divided into three sections: the technical aspects of making books; the processes and practices of reading and keeping books; and the transmission of texts in the disciplines that saw significant change in the period, including medicine, law, philosophy, liturgy, and theology. Richly illustrated, the volume provides the first in-depth account of book production as a European phenomenon.

Zeitschrift f r Kunstgeschichte

Author: Wilhelm Waetzoldt
ISBN: UOM:39015017557276
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Art

Includes sections "Literaturbericht" and "Bibliographie", Jan./Mar. 1932-

Art information

Author: Lois Swan Jones
Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
ISBN: UOM:39015021527398
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Art

The Bible in Byzantium

Author: Agnethe Siquans
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 9783647570686
Release Date: 2018-11-12
Genre: Religion

The Bible is the foundational text for the Byzantine Empire. The papers of this volume explore its reception through appropriation, adaptation and interpretation as articulated in all aspects of Byzantine society. Several sessions at the ISBL held in Vienna, 6 to 10 July 2014 on ‘The Reception of the Bible in Greco-Roman Tradition,’ ‘The Bible between Jews and Christians in Byzantium,’ ‘Biblical Scholarship in Byzantium,’ and ‘Biblical Foundations of Byzantine Identity and Culture’ built the basis of this volume. Various angles shed light on the Byzantine experience of the Bible. The wide range of source materials that inform the contributions to this volume—from manuscripts and military handbooks to lead seals and pilgrim guides— allows insights into a vivid liturgical tradition, which shapes Orthodox Christianity up today. As a thoroughly Christianized society, the Bible had sunk deep into the cultural DNA of Byzantium. The volume shows the multitude of strategies for the engagement with the Biblical text and the manifold ways in which the Bible message was experienced, articulated and brought to life on a daily basis.

Books in Print

ISBN: STANFORD:36105022609999
Release Date: 1997
Genre: American literature