University of Arizona

Early Books Lecture Series XVI

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  1. Hortus Sanitatis

    A Natural History of Health in the Late Middle Ages Speaker: Paul Milliman In 1491 Jakob Meydenbach published an incredibly detailed natural history encyclopedia, the Hortus Sanitatis or “ Garden of Health.” The words and wondrous woodcut illustrations in ...

    sflores - 2019-01-17 14:39

  2. Early Christianity in Ireland and the Book of Kells:

    Medieval Theology and the Early Medieval Media Revolution Speaker: Albrecht Classen The Book of Kells is one of the oldest illustrated Irish bibles and at the same time one of the most spectacular medieval illustrated manuscripts. The stunning images, ...

    sflores - 2019-04-09 10:15

  3. The Hours of Mary of Burgundy as Medieval Antecedent to Contemporary Augmented Reality

    Speaker: Laura Hollengreen Mary of Burgundy, the only child of Duke Charles the Bold of Burgundy, was the probable owner of one of the most luxurious private prayer books of the late fifteenth century. Come see the intriguing marginalia and illusionistic ...

    sflores - 2019-04-11 09:04