Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

5. Images to be Read and Words to be Seen: The Iconic Role of the Early Medieval Book

Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC) - James W. Watts

Michelle P. Brown

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This chapter surveys the history of the early medieval book, especially the transmission of religious texts in the codex format, in order to understand how the material form of the book itself came to take on religious significance.

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Brown, Michelle P.. 5. Images to be Read and Words to be Seen: The Iconic Role of the Early Medieval Book. Iconic Books and Texts - Sacred texts (HRLC). Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 93-118 May 2013. ISBN 9781781792544. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21409. Date accessed: 23 Oct 2017 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21409. May 2013

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