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Losses and lacunae in early insular art

G. D. S. Henderson

Losses and lacunae in early insular art

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Published by Published for the Centre for Medieval Studies by W. Sessions in York, [Yorkshire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Medieval -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.D.S. Henderson ; with an appendix by T.J. Brown.
    SeriesUniversity of York medieval monograph series -- 3, Third G.N. Garmonsway memorial lecture, G. N. Garmonsway memorial lecture -- 3rd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p., 12 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22094743M
    ISBN 100900657669
    OCLC/WorldCa16868053

    There are, in fact, only four manuscripts whose initials bear comparison in this respect. The manuscript currently begins with the incipit to Matthew's Gospel pi. Keynes, Simon, and Michael Lapidge. How long it had been there by then is, however, an open question. The Additions The practice of copying charters, manumissions, and other documents into gospel books seems to have been fairly widespread in early Wales and England.

    A similarly low score is achieved when comparing with a 'Gallican' system: of the passages signalled via liturgical notes in Trier, Dombibliothek, olimonly twenty-five also appear in Hereford; correspondingly, a mere third of Hereford's passages are paralleled in that set. Both phases were then almost entirely obliterated in the early modern period when someone systematically went through the manuscript cutting out every decorated page. They were transmitted orally before they were written as text. The most obvious hypothess to account for this phenomenon is that the volume was produced in a province whose other early books have almost all vanished.

    In The Lacuna, Kingsolver allows history to dictate the characters, rather than the other way around. Lots and lots of drinking. In the cases of Mark and John, where the initial monogram started with a straight upright, this served as the left-hand border; whereas in Matthew, where the initial letter had a curvilinear design, a separate frame bar was supplied at the left as well. Such caskets may well have been imported into Ireland as portable reliquaries.


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Giraldus Cambrensis, Topographia Hiberniae : "This book contains the harmony of the four Evangelists according to St. Hereford Cathedral] with the consent and cognisance of the whole assembly and had it recorded in a gospel book'.

The quires of our manuscript are predominantly 12s that is they have twelve twenty-four pages ; there are no signatures.

The hand of the Hereford Gospels is quite competent, and the text is written in a compact though not cramped way see pis. However, what survives of the Durham Gospel Book is in poor condition. The general situation can best be appreciated by comparing a short passage from our manuscript with the corresponding text according to the 'normalised' 37 Let us consider Luke 14, What they have in common is that they were all produced in an Irish milieu.

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Why not. Such objects have been considered within the disciplinary purview of art historians as potential sources for Insular artists; lesser media have often been left to the archaeologists as constituting a category of material culture outside art historical consideration. While Ong believes that a modern society cannot fully understand the function of books in an Anglo-Saxon context, by examining the lavish illuminations that remain it can be inferred that these manuscripts held and important place in an oral society.

This reveals a story of the continuing use and developing significance of the manuscript over at least two centuries. To summarise, Hereford's gospel text belongs firmly within the 'Irish' or Insular family, and its closest relatives are three Irish copies, one Cornish or south western British one, and one whose origin is uncertain but whose provenance was Wales then Lichfield.

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