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[Reading] ➼ Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World By Christopher de Hamel – Coinfetti.co An extraordinary and beautifully illustrated exploration of the medieval world through twelve manuscripts from one of the world's leading experts Winner of The Wolfson History Prize and The Duff CoopeAn extraordinary and beautifully illustrated exploration of the medieval world through twelve manuscripts from one of the world's leading experts Winner of The Wolfson History Prize and The Duff Cooper Prize A San Francisco Chronicle Holiday Book Gift Guide Pick Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts is a captivating examination of twelve illuminated manuscripts from the medieval period Noted authority Christopher de Hamel invites the reader into intimate conversations with these texts to explore what they tell us about nearly a thousand years of medie.

Val history and about the modern world too In so doing de Hamel introduces us to kings ueens saints scribes artists librarians thieves dealers and collectors He traces the elaborate journeys that these exceptionally precious artifacts have made through time and shows us how they have been copied how they have been embroiled in politics how they have been regarded as objects of supreme beauty and as symbols of national identity and who has owned them or lusted after them and how we can tell From the earliest book in medieval England to the incomparabl.

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8 thoughts on “Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World

  1. Wolfgang Kasper Wolfgang Kasper says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookAs I progressed through this book I increasingly felt as if I was exploring a gift by the author This was not a book that one simply reads but a journey during which one pauses to look at the illustrations The Kindle version which I hold in my hands allows magnification hence progressive discovery of detail I also appreciated the author’s observations of libraries and places visited to encounter the protagonists Ie the Medieval manuscripts we meet What a delight


  2. Paul Nemeth Paul Nemeth says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookWhat goes around comes aroundA great light read on the delights of discoveryThis book reminds you how trends in both collecting treasures and the love of beautiful things never changeThe joy the author has in visiting these treasures and the unveiling the great beauty and history of these manuscripts is very catching Religion is alw


  3. Toni E. Hoffman Toni E. Hoffman says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookFantastic book but the paperback does not have the coloured illustrations so I ended up buying the kindle as well and the book is so lovely I’ll probably end up buying the hardback Velho book so interesting


  4. The Welk The Welk says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookIt’s not often one comes across such a superbly well written book Hamelin has a deceptive lightness of touch; he knows these manuscripts as few ever will but his style is open and full of humour highly informative and uirky learned but never intimidating It takes time to read and it repays the effort For me the most powerful chapters were focused on the very early manuscripts; the Gospels of St Augustine and the Book of Kells There is a sense of almost personal encounter with these distant voices as they came to terms with their relationship with Christianity particularly in the light of the collapse of the civilised Roman world which had produced itIt brought to mind my own first reading of Bede as a young Oxford student


  5. PeterDz PeterDz says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookExcellentA very fine insight into a world most of us are unfamiliar with by a scholar of real substance and clarity Not uite as riveting as the blurb would have you believe but fascinating nonetheless The insights into the history and craft surrounding his selected books that de Hamel brings to the book makes it stand head and shoulders above anything that ventures into the same waters and they are few and far between I personally found the parts where he describes how you reach the rooms in the various institutions where the books are read to be irrelevant and un necessary but he is taking you on a guided tour as it wereThe illustrations are carefully chosen to illustrate illuminate? the points that he makes about the design and detail of the various books their styles and the various hands that contributed to each The explanations of the detail and the identity


  6. smitaly smitaly says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookThere is no way to know from the preview seeing as only a very brief Kindle preview is available that the paperback edition of this otherwise splendid book is a travesty With the exception of a mere 16 page insert of images in color the book is entirely printed in black and whiteI purchased this book a month or so ago intending to read it as a reward to myself when I finished a major project I was disappointed that the book was much reduced in size the guts of many softcov


  7. Jane Jane says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookI thoroughly enjoyed this book It is very clearly written and in an accessible style with care taken to explain any occasional technical terms which arise I note that some reviewers disliked the uantity of background information about the manuscripts plus the descriptions of the author's visits to their current locations I found the former very interesting part of the provenance of such manuscripts which can shed light on why they were made for whom and thus what they are intended to convey The latter did highlight the difference between the circumstances for which the items were produced and those they exist in today ie flagging up the de contextualization which occurs when something is viewed in a museum De Hamel does after all entitle his book meetings with remarkable manuscriptsI have studied a very little about medievalearly modern manuscripts but most of those include


  8. Literature_lover Literature_lover says:

    PDF/EPUB Christopher de Hamel î PDF/EPUB Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into î coinfetti.co meetings ebok, with pdf, remarkable download, manuscripts: free, twelve ebok, journeys book, into kindle, medieval pdf, world free, Meetings with epub, Remarkable Manuscripts: pdf, Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys pdf, with Remarkable Manuscripts: epub, with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys free, Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World eBookFor context I know nothing about Manuscripts and don't tend to read non fiction but based off rave reviews and the fact that the book is beautiful and well made I decided to give it a goIt's a beautiful book I'm referring to the hardcover as another reviewer mentions don't bother with the paperback completely different level of uality size is small so you can't appreciate the photos of manuscripts as well as other illustrations and most annoyingly all photosillustrations are in black and white and the paper uality is noticeably lower and Hamel writes almost as an audiobook style


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