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10, Points Of Difference, Charolette Stoehr Jan 2015

10, Points Of Difference, Charolette Stoehr

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Charolette Stoehr describes the points of difference and continuity amongst Book of Hours.


12, A Love Affair: Passionate Pursuits Of The Book Of Hours, Tammy Boyer-Martel Jan 2015

12, A Love Affair: Passionate Pursuits Of The Book Of Hours, Tammy Boyer-Martel

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Tammy Boyer-Martel focuses on how the Book of Hours provides crucial resources of cultural context that reveal the intimate and personal relationship between text and owner.


02, A Mystery Of Belonging: Original Ownership Of The Portland State University Book Of Hours, Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan Jan 2015

02, A Mystery Of Belonging: Original Ownership Of The Portland State University Book Of Hours, Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan

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Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan discusses patronage and ownership of Books of Hours and explores evidence within PSU’s book that suggest information about its possible owner or owners.


11, Depictions Of The Arch In Medieval Books Of Hours: Historic And Symbolic Origins, Caitlyn Au Jan 2015

11, Depictions Of The Arch In Medieval Books Of Hours: Historic And Symbolic Origins, Caitlyn Au

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Caitlyn Au describes the use and meanings of the medieval arch shape as a frame for displaying illuminations within niches and through symbolic gateways.


08, History Of Dress, Bethany Kraft Jan 2015

08, History Of Dress, Bethany Kraft

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Bethany Kraft analyzes the dress worn by religious figures and laypeople depicted in the illuminations in Portland State’s Book of Hours.


04, Illuminating The Medieval Manuscript: Pigment Analysis Of A French Book Of Hours, Kenna Miller Jan 2015

04, Illuminating The Medieval Manuscript: Pigment Analysis Of A French Book Of Hours, Kenna Miller

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Kenna Miller presents her findings on the chemical analysis of pigments used in Portland State’s Book of Hours.


06, The Transition From Psalters To Books Of Hours, Thomas Goodwin Jan 2015

06, The Transition From Psalters To Books Of Hours, Thomas Goodwin

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Thomas Goodwin describes the types of manuscripts that preceded Books of Hours, their commonalities and distinctions, and the changes in content and design of devotional manuscripts over time.


05, Latin, Vernacular Language, And Personal Devotion In The Portland State Book Of Hours, Matthias Bladou Jan 2015

05, Latin, Vernacular Language, And Personal Devotion In The Portland State Book Of Hours, Matthias Bladou

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Matthias Bladou describes the use of Latin and vernacular French in the Book of Hours, and how language reflected a more personal use of prayer texts in the fifteenth century.


03, Stylistic Aspects Of The Portland State University Book Of Hours, Melissa Medefesser Jan 2015

03, Stylistic Aspects Of The Portland State University Book Of Hours, Melissa Medefesser

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Melissa Medefesser analyzes key features of illustrations in the Book of Hours indicating regional styles and artistic innovations of its time.


07, From Manuscripts To Printing, Devin Courtright Jan 2015

07, From Manuscripts To Printing, Devin Courtright

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Devin Courtright discusses William Caxton's (1415-1492) place in print history.


09, Decorated Borders: Marginalia, Jackie Anderson Jan 2015

09, Decorated Borders: Marginalia, Jackie Anderson

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Jackie Anderson explains the importance of devotional books in medieval life and describes the significance of color and symbol in the marginal illustrations and illustrated initials on a fifteenth-century manuscript.


01, "Texts Of Time: The Portland State Library Book Of Hours And The Medieval Manuscript Tradition" Exhibit Catalog, Anne Mcclanan, Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan, Melissa Medefesser, Kenna Miller, Matthias Bladou, Thomas Goodwin, Devin Courtright, Bethany Kraft, Jackie Anderson, Charolette Stoehr, Caitlyn Au Jan 2015

01, "Texts Of Time: The Portland State Library Book Of Hours And The Medieval Manuscript Tradition" Exhibit Catalog, Anne Mcclanan, Shirleanne Ackerman Gahan, Melissa Medefesser, Kenna Miller, Matthias Bladou, Thomas Goodwin, Devin Courtright, Bethany Kraft, Jackie Anderson, Charolette Stoehr, Caitlyn Au

Texts of Time

This is the catalog for the exhibit "Texts of Time: The Portland State Library Book of Hours and the Medieval Manuscript Tradition"