Four Medieval Masterpieces: How Illuminated Manuscripts Shape Our Vision of the Past
Manuscript illustrations of knights in armor, serfs at the plow, and castles under siege show what life looked like and how it was conducted in the Middle Ages - or do they? This 4-part series focuses on 4 manuscripts, the Book of Kells, the Lindau Gospels, the Luttrell Psalter, and the Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, probing the truth behind these treasures of medieval history and exploring conditions that fostered their creation.
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What: Four Medieval Masterpieces: How Illuminated Manuscripts Shape Our Vision of the Past
When: Last offered Sep 18, 2014. Check back for next offering.
Where: Elvehjem Bldg, 800 University Ave, Madison, WI
Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs)
Instructor: Madge Hildebrandt Klais
For additional information, contact Kim Seymour: 608-262-3731