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Seminar cycle "Treasures on parchment"


Thu, 15 March 2018
17:00 until 18:00


Founder’s Collection
Av. de Berna, 45A , Lisbon
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Free admission subject to collection of a ticket

In 13th– and 14th-century England, production of illuminated apocalypses was prolific. They are a type of codex accompanied by great series of illustrations, which assumed an undeniable qualitative leap in respect of the stylistic and iconographic possibilities of the medieval apocalyptic image. Today, these manuscripts are to be found in libraries and collections in all corners of the world. One of them is known as the Gulbenkian Apocalypse, which, as part of Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian’s collection of western illuminated manuscripts, will be analysed in this session.

Lecture by: Alicia Miguelez

This by lecture is part of the seminar cycle Treasures on Parchment. Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian’s collection of western illuminated manuscripts.

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