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Bibil Identifier bibil:216543
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) In the Beginning: Bibles before the Year 1000
Author Brown, Michelle
Year (Publication) 2006
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2006
Year (Copyright) 2006
Year (Reference) 2006
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature UPC 2663
Place 091.1:264
Publishing house Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Place Washington, DC
ISBN 1588342409
Language English
Pages 360 Pages
height in cm 27
Genre Original
Abstract Acknowledgements -- Foreword from the Freer Gallery of art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -- Foreword from the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford -- Introduction by Michelle Brown -- Charles Lang Freer as collector of biblical manuscripts by Ann Gunter -- The journey of the text -- Chronology -- Map -- Catalogue -- Discovering the Bible -- Scroll and codex -- The earliest Hebrew scriptures -- The earliest Christian scriptures -- Formation and codification : the evolution of the Bible -- From Babel to Pentecost : sacred languages and the vernaculars -- Spreading the Word -- The single-volume Bible -- The book as desert, the scribe as evangelist -- From eastern deserts to western isles -- Early Christian Britain and Ireland -- Book as icon -- Reference catalogue -- Manuscripts and lenders in the exhibition -- Glossary and who's who
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