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Hours of Marie De Medici
At the turn of the fifteenth century, private devotionals became a speciality of the renowned Ghent-Bruges illuminators. Wealthy patrons who commissioned work from these artists often spared no expense in the presentation of their personal prayer boo...
Books of Divine Encounter
This book provides a unique visual history of the Qur'an using fifty-five rare, beautiful and significant Qur'an manuscripts.
A general introduction guides the reader through the Qur'an's entry into the world of late near eastern antiquity, a world...
Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library
A Select Catalogue
The liturgical psalter is one of the most important medieval Christian books and the most frequently and richly illuminated of medieval liturgical manuscripts. In its simplest form the psalter included 150 psalms, preceded by a calendar and followed...
Illuminating the Life of the Buddha
An Illustrated Chanting Book from Eighteenth-Century Siam
This lavishly illustrated book investigates an outstanding eighteenth-century example of a samut khoi, a type of beautiful folding book found in Southeast Asia, which became particularly popular as a repository for the Buddha's teachings. Written in...
Cultural Revolution in Berlin
Jews in the Age of Enlightenment
The process of secularization, which is one of the sources of present-day democracy, has its radical origins in eighteenth-century Europe. Criticism of religious norms and discipline, institutions and ideology led to the movement known as the Enlight...
An Illustrated History from Papyrus to Print
Drawing on Oxford's exceptional collection of Bibles, the celebrated historian Christopher de Hamel has arranged the Bibles into themed chapters presented chronologically. Each chapter opens with an elegant introduction providing a concise overview a...
The Making of the King James Bible
This new book from Bodleian Library Publishing tells the story of this remarkable achievement with outstanding images from the collections of The Bodleian and Folger Shakespeare Libraries.
The book discusses the obstacles and achievements faced by...