Talk - Painted Portals: Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts, Their Makers and Readers

 	  MS 1097 Clifford collection of manuscripts mainly relating to Roman Catholicism, circa 1250-1915 [manuscript]. Catholic Church.. Book of hours, circa 1400 [manuscript].

Join Michelle Brown, Professor Emerita at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and Visiting Professor at University College London and Baylor University (Texas), as she reveals the mysteries and splendour of the Middle Ages.
Formerly the Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library and a Lay Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral, London, Michelle has lectured, published and broadcast widely on medieval culture. Her publications include The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World, A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600 and The Book and the Transformation of Britain c. 550–1050.

Cost

free

Where

Conference Room

Location: 
Level 4

When

When: 
Monday, 2 December, 2013
Start time: 
6pm
End time: 
7pm