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Golden gospels of Echternach Codex Aureus Epternacensis by Peter Metz

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


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Statementtext based on the German by Peter Metz.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20916541M

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The Golden Gospels of Echternach book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Echternach Gospels Illustration Image of Lion symbol of St. Mark Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris). The Echternach Gospels. The illuminated manuscript known as the Echternach or Willibrord Gospels is an 8th-century Hiberno-Saxon insular Gospel Book from the library of the monastery of Echternach in Luxembourg, written during the period CE. The Golden Gospels of Henry III combine all the traditions of the Echternach school. Many elements of the cycle of New Testament scenes appear to be derived from the creative sphere of the Master of the Registrum Gregorii, an outstanding figure of the Middle Ages. Hardcover. Condizione: Sehr gut. Hier verkaufen wir die Faksimile-Ausgabe des Goldenen Evangelienbuches von Echternach (Codex Aureus Epternacensis; Codex Aureus of Echternach; Golden Gospels of Echternach). Im Jahr - wurde das Werk wohl von Abt Humbert von Echternach () in Auftrag gegeben.

This prompted him to be extraordinarily interested in the refined book production taking place at Echternach. His Golden Gospels witness to this royal sponsorship. “Oh, king! This place, called Echternach, awaits your grace both day and night” Petition handed to Henry III at Echternach. Book of Pericopes, Bremen, fol r. Source: wikipedia. The monks of Echternach, a community founded in Luxemburg in the late seventh century by the English missionary St. Willibrod, produced outstanding illuminated books, one of the grandest of which is this Golden Gospel, named for the golden lettering of the text. The Golden Gospels of Echternach [Codex Aureus Epternacensis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Codex Aureus Epternacensis. THE GOLDEN GOSPELS OF ECHTERNACH. CODEX AUREUS EPTERNACENSIS. New York: Praeger, (). Folio. Cloth, dust jacket, publisher's slip case. 96 pages, plates. First edition in English. The Codex Aureus Epternacensis is among the most important and beautiful manuscripts that survive from the early Holy Roman Empire.

  The most important of these manuscripts is known as the Golden Gospels of Echternach (Codex Aureus Epternacensis), because of the 23½ karat gold lettering that makes up most of the text. The metalwork and ivory on the front cover, which includes precious stones and pearls set into gold, come from an earlier manuscript and the pages of the. The Golden Gospels of Echternach Summary. The Golden Gospels of Echternach by Peter Metz. 96 pages. Laminated pictorial dust jacket over red cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. Every used book bought is one saved from landfill. Additional information. Sku. MEP. Title. The Golden Gospels of Echternach. Author. Peter Author: Peter Metz. The eleventh-century Ottonian books made for Henry III included the Gospel Lectionary (Ms. b. 21, now in Bremen), a Gospel Book (Cod. C, now in Uppsala), the celebrated Codex Aureus of Echternach (Hs. , now in Nuremberg), and the Golden Gospels of Henry III (Cod. Vitr. 17, now in El Escorial). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .