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Author Cleaver, Laura,
Title Illuminated history books in the Anglo-Norman world, 1066-1272 / Laura Cleaver.
Imprint Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition First edition.

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Author Cleaver, Laura,
Subject Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Great Britain.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Anglo-Saxon.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Norman.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World' examines surviving medieval manuscripts from 1066 to 1272 and the people and processes involved in their creation. It addresses the reception and circulation of histories, and the different ways in which imagery and text could be used to create nuanced accounts of the past.
Contents Cover; Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Maps; Genealogical Tables; Introduction; 1: Making Histories in Normandy, 1066-1204; PATRONS AND AUTHORS; AUTHORS AND SCRIBES; ARTISTS; 2: Text and Image: Shaping History in England, 1066-1272; THE WORCESTER CHRONICLE; THE BATTLE OF THE STANDARD AND HENRY OF HUNTINGDON; GERALD OF WALES; RALPH DICETO; MATTHEW PARIS; MATTHEW PARIS' LEGACY; 3: Documents, Documentation, and the Making of History Books; DOMESDAY BOOKS
CHARTERS AND CARTULARIESDOCUMENTS AND NARRATIVES IN THE WORK OF MATTHEW PARIS; 4: Charting History; Conclusion; APPENDIX: Ralph Diceto, De diversis auctoribus quo tempore scripserint; Bibliography; EDITIONS OF MEDIEVAL TEXTS; SECONDARY SOURCES; Index of Manuscripts; General Index
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780192523617 (electronic bk.)
0192523619 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1038716987
Additional Format Print version: Cleaver, Laura. Illuminated history books in the Aglo-Norman world, 1066-1272. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018. 0198802625 (OCoLC)1007083605

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