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The Bible as book : the manuscript tradition

Author: John L Sharpe, III; Kimberly Van Kampen
Publisher: London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, in association with the Scriptorium, Center for Christian Antiquities, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the written transmission of the Biblical text from the earliest times to the 15th century. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the textual and physical innovations of manuscript  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bible as book.
London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press, in association with the Scriptorium, Center for Christian Antiquities, 1998
(OCoLC)607020644
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Sharpe, III; Kimberly Van Kampen
ISBN: 1884718388 9781884718380 0712345221 9780712345224
OCLC Number: 37282227
Notes: Collection of papers based on a conference held in Hampton Court, Herefordshire, in May 1995, and sponsored by the Scriptorium, Center for Christian Antiquities.
Description: xi, 260 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Scribal practices and physical aspects of the Dead Sea Scrolls / Emanuel Tov --
The Christian book in Egypt: innovation and the Coptic tradition / Stephen Emmel --
Early Christian libraries / Bastiaan Van Elderen --
The creation of the great codices / T.S. Pattie --
Gospel harmony and the names of Christ in the Book of Kells / Jennifer O'Reilly --
The Psalms in the Irish church: the most recent research on text, commentary, and decoration--with emphasis on the so-called Psalter of Charlemagne / Martin McNamara --
A Northumbrian text family / Christopher Verey --
Cultural transmission: illustrated biblical manuscripts from the medieval Eastern Christian and Arab worlds / Lucy-Anne Hunt --
Books of Hours: imaging the Word / Christopher de Hamel --
'Ask what I am called': the Anglo-Saxons and their Bibles / Richard Marsden --
Lay literacy, the democratization of God's Law and the Lollards / Christina von Nolcken --
Some representations of the Book and book-making, from the earliest codex forms through Jost Amman / Christopher Clarkson --
The Armenian bookmaking tradition in the Christian East: a comparison with the Syriac and Greek traditions / Sylvie L. Merian --
The image as exegetical tool: paintings in medieval Hebrew manuscripts of the Bible / Gabrielle Sed-Rajna --
The theology of the Word made flesh / Andrew Louth.
Responsibility: edited by John L. Sharpe III and Kimberly Van Kampen.
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