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by Timothy M. Sullivan,Rebecca M. Valette,Stephen Vedder

  • ISBN: 0962593427
  • Category: Christian Books
  • Author: Timothy M. Sullivan,Rebecca M. Valette,Stephen Vedder
  • Subcategory: Worship & Devotion
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Boston College (April 9, 1999)
  • Pages: 64 pages
  • FB2 size: 1911 kb
  • EPUB size: 1223 kb
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Books of Hours, made largely for a burgeoning late medieval bourgeois class, were popular prayer books .

Books of Hours, made largely for a burgeoning late medieval bourgeois class, were popular prayer books used by the laity for a period of 250 years. In the first publication to bring the Connolly Book of Hours to the attention of the public, Timothy M. Sullivan relates the fascinating story of how and in what historical context illuminated manuscripts, like the Connolly Hours, were made and used; Rebecca M. Valette considers several of the lesser known Latin prayers used in the manuscript; Laurie Shepard presents the texts of the. French vernacular prayers.

Sullivan, Timothy M; Valette, Rebecca M; Catholic Church Book of hours (Ms. Connolly). Includes bibliographical references (p. 63). Notes.

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The illuminated 15th-century French devotional book marks the flourishing of a late medieval culture with a need for .

The book of hours is a Christian devotional book popular in the Middle Ages. It is the most common type of surviving medieval illuminated manuscript. Like every manuscript, each manuscript book of hours is unique in one way or another, but most contain a similar collection of texts, prayers and psalms, often with appropriate decorations, for Christian devotion.

The Connolly Book of Hours, was produced during the fifteenth century and is an excellent example of a manuscript Book of Hours produced for a non-aristocratic patron. It is of most interest to scholars for the in-depth analysis that it received at the hands of Timothy M. Sullivan and Rebecca M. Valette, who documented and contextualized all its illuminated leaves in their book Reflections on the Connolly Book of Hours (1999).

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The original one-volume prayer book had been taken apart in the nineteenth century; the . Reflections on a Nation: American Writings from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

The original one-volume prayer book had been taken apart in the nineteenth century; the leaves were shuffled and then rebound into two confusing volumes. This presentation offers the manuscript in its original, fifteenth-century sequence. The manuscript Catherine commissioned is a prayer book containing an unusually rich series of devotions illustrated with especially elaborate suites of miniatures. The artist's keen sense of observation combined with an interest in everyday objects was a style far ahead of its time (it would come to flower in seventeenth-century Dutch still-life painting).

First edition. The Connolly Book of Hours is a beautiful example of fifteenth-century French manuscript art preserved in the collection of the John J. Burns Library at Boston College. Comprised of gospel readings, commemorative prayers for the saints and the Little Office of Our Lady, this Book of Hours provided a wide range of topics for the decorations of the medieval artist. This publication, the first to bring the glories of the Connolly Hours to the attention of the public, examines the historical context of the creation and use of illuminated manuscripts, details several of the lesser known Latin prayers used in the book, and offers modern French and English translations of the three vernacular prayers that conclude the text. Reflections by members of the Boston College community on the personal meaning they found in these brilliantly rendered illuminations accompanies each of the thirty-two color facsimile plates and descriptive iconography. 64 pages. stiff paper wrappers. small 4to..

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