Early Medieval Art: Illuminated Manuscripts Book of KellsSt. GallGodescalc EvangelistaryUtrecht Psalter
A monk-cellarer tasting wine from a barrel whilst filling a jug. From Li Livres dou Santé - France, late 13th century. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WpO5WBpUVQ&list=PLAAA31CDE7532648F 5:00 Name of the Rose--Scriptorium
King Arthur Fighting the Saxonsillustration taken from the Rochefoucauld Grail
Chi Rho Iota pageBook of Matthew, chapter one, verse eighteen from The Book of Kellslate 8th or early 9th centuryoxgall inks and pigments on vellum http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie/home/index.php?DRIS_ID=MS58_003v What do we need to notice?
ribbon interlace from the Book of Durrow 650-700 Making Manuscripts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aDHJu9J10o&feature=relmfu&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w The Structure of a Medieval Manuscript http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKBJkf2xbqI
Illuminated tugra of Sultan Suleyman, from Istanbul, Turkey c. 1555-1560 ink, paint, and gold on paper
Who are the four evangelists? • Matthew – symbol: winged man or angel • Mark– symbol: winged lion • Luke– symbol: winged ox or bull • John– symbol: eagle According to tradition these four men wrote the four Gospel accounts in the New Testament. However, Elaine Pagels (a professor at Princeton University) makes a case for other Gnostic Gospels by Thomas and Judas as well as others; these gospels were not included in the orthodox text of the new testament. Elaine Pagels: The Gnostic Gospels Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of St. Thomas
Page with Mark the EvangelistBook of Mark, Godescalc Evangelistary781-783ink, gold, colors on vellum Produced in Charlemagne's Court. What do we need to notice?
Page with Christ in MajestyBook of Mark, Godescalc Evangelistary781-783ink, gold, colors on vellum Produced in Charlemagne's Court. What do we need to notice?
Page with Matthew the Evangelist Book of Matthew Ebbo Gospels, c. 816-35 Smarthistory: Saint Matthew from the Ebbo Gospel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eqC8gVxxB-s&list=PLEEA1BAEC5B2F7654&index=40
Hitda CodexThe Annunciationc. 1020IlluminationHessische Landesbibliothek, Darmstadt What is the annunciation? When the Archangel Gabriel announces to Mary that she will conceive God’s child; according to apocrypha, at the very moment the archangel Gabriel makes this pronouncement, Mary becomes pregnant. Christ appears in her womb!
York PsalterExpulsion from Paradise c. 1170Illumination on parchment, 290 x 185 mmUniversity Library, Glasgow Gen 3:19 In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou [art], and unto dust shalt thou return. Gen 3:24 So he drove out the man; and he placed at the east of the garden of Eden Cherubims, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to keep the way of the tree of life.
Christ Washing the Feet of His Disciples Aachen Gospels of Otto IIIc. 1000
The Garden of Gethsemane The Kiss of Judas Aachen Gospels of Otto IIIc. 1000
Fécamp Psalterc. 1180Illumination on parchment, 170 x 110 mmRoyal Library, The Hague
Feeding the Pigs with Acornsc. 1180Illumination on parchmentKoninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag
Falconryc. 1180Illumination on parchmentKoninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag
The Martyrdom of St Lawrence1190sIllumination on parchmentKoninklijke Bibliotheek, Den HaagSt. Lawrence was martyred during Emperor Valerian’s persecutions of Christians in A.D. 258. He refused to turn over the church’s treasure to the prefect and instead gave it to the poor; he was arrested and tortured on a burning gridiron.
The Digital Scriptorium http://scriptorium.columbia.edu/ Videos Making Manuscripts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aDHJu9J10o&feature=relmfu&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w The Structure of a Medieval Manuscript http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKBJkf2xbqI Secret histories of illuminated manuscripts: the MINIARE project http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMRvXnB7uJg&list=TLKXg_4oyAlyoE2pOw2UCiyQhJ5rD3WFhR The Production of Medieval Manuscripts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhQ8Um221Eo&feature=fvwrel&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w Manuscripts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_Us5TGPFe0&feature=c4-overview-vl&list=PLA024C97274BEF01F The Book of Kells: The Pages of History http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMvfMVBhUXI&feature=related&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w Illuminated Manuscripts ("Nowhere Man" by the Beatles) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81tmuA2Dddk&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim (UNESCO/NHK) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1cGTppnz9n8&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w The Cloisters Museum and Gardens: Behind the Scenes with the Director http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiYENYz_v4s&feature=related&edufilter=-UYcvQGRLktRabtXL3Eq1w