Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts of the UCLA Library Special Collections

Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts of the UCLA Library Special Collections Ebook Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts Of The UCLA Library Special Collections Author Richard H Rouse Easyfaroairporttransfers The Rouse Collection Contains Medieval And Renaissance Manuscripts Ranging Through The Fields Of Paleography, Codicology, And Social History As Embodied In The Commissioning, Making, Reading, Study, And Dispersal Of Hand Written Books It Is A Teaching Collection That Includes Examples, Often Fragmentary, Of Many Different Sorts Of Manuscripts Whose Forms And Scripts Represent The Widest Possible Variety Of Times, Places, Genres, And Western Languages, And Comprises Not Only Latin But Vernacular Texts As Well This Volume Has Descriptions Of The Manuscripts, Manuscript Leaves, And Documents That Were Collected Over A Thirty Year Period And Presented To The UCLA Library Special Collections In And Many Of The Smaller Pieces In The Rouse Collection Have An Importance That Belies Their Insignificant Appearance Ninth Century Bifolia Preserve A Liturgical Text Marginally Juxtaposed With The Corresponding Lectiones Taken From The Homilies Of Haimo Of Auxerre, A Format Not Seen Elsewhere MS Two Early Thirteenth Century Bifolia Contain Significant Variant Readings In The Middle French Romance Athis Et Profilias MS Bifolia From Early Fourteenth Century Oxford Afford A Unique Example Of The Working Methods Of The Franciscans Who Were Jointly Compiling The Tabula Septem Custodiarum MS Manuscript Calendars Preserve As Annotations Informative Names Of Persons And Places Eg MSS , As Does The Obituary Of The Long Vanished Parish Church Of St Jean D Ocques In Burgundy MS A Pile Of Scraped And Apparently Anonymous Parchment Leaves Play A Key Role In The Reconstruction Of An Elaborate Books Of Hours Painted By A Known Illuminator, The Master Of The Brussels Initials MS There Are Also Variations Of Five Different Manuscript Rolls A Ten Foot Long Fourteenth Century Genealogical Roll Of The Kings Of England MS Two Small Rolls Of Income Properties Belonging To Twelfth Century Cathedral Canons Divided By Prebend MS An Homage Roll Mentioning Sir John Fastolf And A Rent Roll Of The Tenants Of Sir Richard Lee Of Hertfordshire MSS And A Royal Act Of Louis XII In Roll Form That Mentions The Infamous Gilles De Rais MS And Even A Nineteenth Century Esther Roll In Hebrew MS The Richard And Mary Rouse Collection At UCLA Is Out Of The Ordinary And This Catalog Will Make Its Contents Available To Others For Research And Teaching

  • 4.1
  • 597
  • 03 May 2017
  • Hardcover
  • 512 pages
  • 9780866985253
  • Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts of the UCLA Library Special Collections
  • Richard H. Rouse

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