From Manuscript to Print: the Evolution of the Medieval Book


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Benedictine monks at the monastery of St. Giustina in Padua used this book to recite the Divine Office. The pages on display present the litany of the saints.

Obtained before 1878 by A.D. White.

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Breviary. Italy (Padua), middle of the 15th century.
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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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