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Pages across the ages

Corrie Perkin |The Australian  April 25, 2008
THE rise of the book in medieval Europe was the result of a perfect union of scholarship, artistry and industry. Illuminated manuscripts - their calligraphy and illustrations patiently produced by monastic scribes - became portable repositories of knowledge, especially the sacred texts of Christianity.

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23594357-5001986,00.html

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The Medieval Imagination
Illuminated manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand
Free exhibition at the State Library of Victoria
28 March - 15 June 2008
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/goto/medieval




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