From manuscripts to the modern world - Part 2

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From manuscripts to the modern world - Part 2

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

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