The Book of Cerne

The Book of Cerne

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The ninth-century Book of Cerne offers a fascinating insight into Insular culture and is the only surviving illuminated manuscript that can be firmly attributed to the powerful Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Mercia.Browna#39;s close and detailed analysis of the individual elements of the Book of Cerne, particularly its codicology, paleography and text; her demonstration of the interrelationship of text, script and decoration; and her discussion of the ...

Title:The Book of Cerne
Author:Michelle P. Brown
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 1996


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