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Title Clothing sacred scriptures : book art and book religion in Christian, Islamic, and Jewish cultures / edited by David Ganz and Barbara Schellewald
Published Berlin ; Boston : Walter de Gruyter GmbH, [2019]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 313 pages .)
Series Manuscripta biblica ; volume 2
Contents Clothing sacred scriptures: materiality and aesthetics in medieval book religions / David Ganz -- Bodies, books, and buildings : economies of ornament in juridical Islam / Finbarr Barry Flood -- Concealed and revealed : insular visualizations of the word / Michelle P. Brown -- Adoring God's name: images of the Torah case (tik) and its erasure in medieval Jewish and Christian manuscripts / Thomas Rainer -- Dressing and undressing Greek lectionaries in Byzantium and Italy / Robert S. Nelson -- Clothing sacred scripture: textile pages in two medieval Gospel books (Trier, Dombibliothek, Ms. 138 and 139) / Anna Bücheler -- Relics in medieval book covers: a study of codices called plenarium and textus / Gia Toussaint -- Jewish writings and Holy Scripture in Christian paintings in Spain during the late medieval period / Maria Portmann -- Wearing devotional books: book-shaped miniature pendants (fifteenth to sixteenth centuries) / Romina Ebenhöch, Silke Tammen -- Observations on the topological functions of color in early medieval Christian illuminated manuscripts / Tina Bawden -- Vera Beyer When writers dream: directing the gaze beyond the material aspects of French and Persian manuscripts -- Devotional re-enactment on the way through the book: the peculiar layout of the Copenhagen hours / Rostislav Tumanov -- The ritual display of Gospels in late Antiquity / Vladimir Ivanovici -- Books for liturgical reading?: remarks on the structure and function of early medieval Gospel books / Bruno Reudenbach -- Performativity and the passion narratives in early medieval Gospel books / David Ganz -- Aural-visual and performing aspects of illuminated manuscripts for liturgical and ritual use / Sarit Shalev-Eyni
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Aesthetics -- Religious aspects
Art and religion
Religious literature -- History and criticism
Sacred books -- History and criticism
Aesthetics -- Religious aspects.
Art and religion.
Religious literature.
Sacred books.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Ganz, David, 1970- editor
Schellewald, Barbara, 1952- editor
ISBN 3110558602