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This page recommends items in the Library collection and websites which may be useful to those who are studying and researching the ancient art of illumination. Practiced in monasteries for centuries, a team of modern artists has collaborated on the St. John's Bible, the first handwritten illuminated bible in over 500 years. John Carroll University is honored to own a copy of the Prophets Edition. It was donated by Target to honor JCU Alum John Pellegrene '58, a retired Executive Vice President.
British Library Digital Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts
Welcome to the Online Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts, a searchable database of some of the western illuminated manuscripts in the British Library. The Library holds one of the richest collections of medieval and renaissance manuscripts in the world, and aims to provide access to images and information about its manuscripts to students, scholars, and the general public.
The online research resource of the Pierpoint Morgan Library, Corsair contains thousands of digital images from the Library’s renowned collection of medieval and Renaissance manuscripts
The Digital Scriptorium is an image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts that unites scattered resources from many institutions into an international tool for teaching and scholarly research.
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New York Public Library Digital Gallery
The New York Public Library possesses one of the largest and finest collections of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts in North America.
Saint John's Bible
At the dawn of the 21st century, Saint John's Abbey and University seek to ignite the spiritual imagination of believers throughout the world by commissioning a work of art that illuminates the Word of God for a new millennium.
Seeking Illumination: Monastic Manuscripts, 800-1200
This exhibit was mounted at The Getty, March 23 - June 13, 2004. It is only one of numerous exhibitions and other resources available at the extensive J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California.
Splendor of the Word
Available at Library only
ND2920 .N48 2005
Understanding illuminated manuscripts : a guide to technical terms
World Inscribed: the illuminated manuscript
Film ND2900 .W68