The Art Of The Bible by Scot McKendrickThe Art Of The Bible by Scot McKendrick

The Art Of The Bible

byScot McKendrick

Hardcover | November 29, 2016

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For two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of extraordinary art. Within this history illuminated biblical manuscripts are among the best tools for understanding early Christian painting and artistic interpretations of the Bible.

This extensively illustrated new book, compiled and written by two internationally renowned experts, transports readers, by way of forty-five featured manuscripts, across the globe and through 1,000 years of history. Passing chronologically through many of the major centers of the Christian world, from Constantinople and imperial Aachen to Canterbury, Mozarabic Spain, Crusader Jerusalem, northern Iraq, Paris, London, Bologna, and Rome, Scot McKendrick and Kathleen Doyle shed light on some of the finest but least-known paintings from the Middle Ages, and on the development of art, literature, and civilization as we know it.

Dr. Kathleen Doyle is the lead curator of illuminated manuscripts at the British Library.
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Title:The Art Of The BibleFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 12.5 × 10.1 × 1.3 inPublished:November 29, 2016Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0500239479

ISBN - 13:9780500239476

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