From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book


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The Annunciation: the angel Gabriel announces to the Virgin that she will be the Mother of God. This episode was recalled during Matins, the canonical hour that was said together with Lauds before sunrise.

Gift of William G. Mennen.

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Book of Hours. The Netherlands, second half of the 15th century. In Dutch.
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the Sacred Word
Private Prayer
Leather and Chains
Medieval Music
How the Classics Survived
Manuscripts in the Age of Print
Evolution of the Book
Appetite for Destruction
Manuscript Facsimiles
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