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HTAV Middle Years Conference presentation, 28 October 2011 - Part 2

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  • Common features in manuscripts Miniature Historiated initial Decorated initial Rubric Border Move on 13 Le Roman de la Rose (love poem, c. 1330)
  • Common features in manuscripts Miniature Historiated initial Decorated initial Rubric Border Move on 14 Bible – Genesis (Bologna, c. 1265)
  • Common features in manuscripts Miniature Historiated initial Decorated initial Rubric Border Move on 15 Missal (England, c. 1430)
  • Teaching medieval history using manuscripts
    • Why use manuscripts?
    • Primary source material
    • Ease of access
    • Variety of topics and concepts can be covered with an overarching theme
    16 Gospels of St Luke and St John (c. 720)
  • Teaching medieval history using manuscripts
    • Where can I find them?
    • Cultural institutions eg. State Library of Victoria, National Gallery of Victoria
    • Online
    • Print
    17 Book of hours (c. 1435)
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Medieval Manuscripts Education Resource:
    • http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/explore/student-teacher-resources/medieval-imagination-education-kit
    • Contains:
    • Background information
    • Activities
    • Resources
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • State Library of Victoria catalgoue
    • http://search.slv.vic.gov.au
    • Search for:
    • ‘ Medieval manuscript’
    • Resrict to online resources
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Mirror of the World
    • http://www.mirroroftheworld.com.au/
    • Contains:
    • Timeline
    • Images
    • Background information
    • Educational activities
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Fitzwilliam Museum
    • http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/pharos/sections/making_art/index_manuscript.html
    • Contains:
    • Background information
    • Fact sheets
    • Education Resources
    • Interactive program to make a manuscript
    • Images
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • British Library – Medieval Realms
    • http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/medieval/medievalrealms.html
    • Contains:
    • Background information
    • Education Activities
    • Images
    • Other medieval information and activities
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • British Library – Manuscript Catalogue
    • http://prodigi.bl.uk/illcat/welcome.htm
    • British Library – Turning the pages
    • http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/ttp/ttpbooks.html
    • Contains:
    • Information and digital images for a large collection of medieval manuscripts
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York
    • http:// www.metmuseum.org/toah /
    • Contains:
    • Contextual information
    • Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
    • Images
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Free Library of Philadelphia
    • http://libwww.library.phila.gov/medievalman/index.cfm
    • Contains:
    • Detailed Information
    • Images
    • Resources and Links
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Philadelphia Museum of Art – Leaves of Gold
    • http://www.leavesofgold.org/
    • Contains:
    • Information
    • Images
    • Education Resources
  • Manuscript resources
    • Online resources:
    • Museum of London
    • http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/London-Wall/Whats-on/Galleries/medieval/Games/Apprentice.htm
    • Contains:
    • A bit of fun…
    • Print based resources:
    • The Medieval Imagination: Illuminated Manuscripts from Cambridge, Australia and New Zealand. Stocks, B. and Morgan, N. (Eds). 2008. State Library of Victoria, Australia
    • The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. Wieck, R.S. 1988. Sotheby’s Publications, UK.
    • A Treasury of Hours. Faÿ-Sallois, F. 2002. Getty Publications: USA
    Manuscript resources
    • Print based resources cont’d:
    • Discovering Art: Illuminated Manuscript . Gill, D.M. 1996. Brockhampton Press, UK.
    • Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! – Voices from a medieval village . Schlitz, L.A. 2007. Candlewick Press: Massachusetts, USA.
    • Medieval Illuminators and their methods of work. Alexander, J.J.G. 1992. Yale University Press: London, UK.
    • The Cambridge Illuminations . Binski, P. & Panayotova, S. (Eds). 2005. Harvey Miller Publishers: London, UK.
    Manuscript resources
  • Image credits
    • National Gallery of Victoria
    • Map of Europe – Georgraphic Guide
    • http://www.geographicguide.com/europe-map.htm
    • 3. Map of Europe 1360BC – Internet Medieval Sourcebook:
    • http:// www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbookmap.html
    • 4. Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne
    • 5. Advantage White Knight – photo by Joits: www.flickr.com
    • State Library of Victoria
    • Auckland City Libraries, Special Collections
    • Syndics of Cambridge University Library
    • State Library of Victoria
    • Master and Fellows, Trinity College, Cambridge
    • University of Sydney
    • Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
    • Master and Fellows, Trinity College, Cambridge
    • Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne
    • State Library of South Australia
    • Master and Fellow of Corpus Christi College
    • State Library of Victoria
    • On display at the State Library of Victoria from 9 March – 1 July 2012
    • Preview video: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/node/3654
    • School programs for primary and secondary
      • exhibition tour
      • Persian puppets
      • Comic Life
      • extended calligraphy workshop (120min, same price as 90min workshop)
    • Teacher preview evening, free, 20 March 2012, 5.30 – 7.30pm
    • Online education resource and website launch 14 February 2012