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Additional References: Print & Web Sources

Print Sources

Book of Hours

  • Harthan, John. Books of Hours: and their owners. London: Thames and Hudson, 1977.
  • Harthan, John. Book of Hours: with a historical survey and commentary. New York: Crowell, 1977.
  • Leroquais, Victor. Les Livres d’Heures de la Bibliotheque nationale. Paris: Macon, Protat freres, 1927.
  • Wieck, Roger S. Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art. New York: George Braziller, in association with the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1997.
  • Wieck, Roger S. Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. New York: George Braziller, in association with the Walters Art Gallery, 1988.

Bookbindings

  • Goldschmidt, E. P. Gothic & Renaissance Bookbindings, 2 vols. London: Ernest Bern (Benn?) Ltd., 1928.

Latin Language and Paleography

  • Bischoff, Bernhard. Latin Paleography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Translated by Daibhi O Cronin and David Ganz. Cambridge et al.: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
  • Brown, Michelle P. A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600. Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1990.
  • Mantello, F. A. C., and A. G. Rigg, eds. Medieval Latin: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide. Washington, D. C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1996.

Medieval Art , Iconography, and Symbolism

  • Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane. Dictionary of Christian Art. New York: Continuum, 1994.
  • Didron, Adolphe Napoleon. Christian Iconography: The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages. 2 Vols. 1851, 1886. Reprint and republished, New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing, 1965.
  • Duchet-Suchaux, Gaston, and Michel Pastoureau. The Bible and the Saints: Flammarion Iconographic Guides. Translated into English by David Radzinowicz Howell. Paris and New York: Flammarion, 1994.
  • Husband, Timothy. The Wild Man: Medieval Myth and Symbolism. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980.
  • Post, W. Elwood. Saints, Signs, and Symbols: A Concise Dictionary. 2d. ed. London: SPCK, 1962, 1974.
  • Ringbom, Sixten. Icon to Narrative: The Rise of the Dramatic Close-Up in Fifteenth-Century Devotional Painting. Rev. 2d ed. Doornspijk, Netherlands: Davaco Publishers, 1984.
  • Sill, Gertrude Grace. A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art. New York, Macmillan Publishing, 1975.

Medieval Canon Law

  • Brundage, James. Medieval Canon Law. London: New York: Longman, 1995.

Medieval Liturgy & Liturgical Books and Texts

  • Hughes, Andrew. Medieval Manuscripts For Mass and Office: A Guide to their Organization and Terminology. Toronto, Buffalo, and London: University of Toronto Press: 1982.
  • Kwatera, Michael. “Book of Hours.” In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol. 2. Edited by Joseph R. Strayer. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1983.
  • Reynolds, Roger E. “Blessed Virgin Mary, Little Office Of.” In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol. 2. Edited by Joseph R. Strayer. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1983.
  • Reynolds, Roger E. “Divine Office.” In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol. 4. Edited by Joseph R. Strayer. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1984.
  • Rorem, Paul. “Canonical Hours.” In Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Vol. 3. Edited by Joseph R. Strayer. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1983.

Medieval Manuscripts

  • Bank, Doris H. Medieval Manuscript Bookmaking: A Bibliographic Guide. Metuchen, NJ and London: Scarecrow Press, 1989.
  • Bologna, Guilia. Illuminated Manuscripts: The Book before Guttenberg. New York and Avenel, New Jersey, 1988.
  • De Hamel, Christopher. Medieval Craftsmen: Scribes and Illuminators. Toronto and Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, 1992.
  • Derolez, A. “Observations of the Aesthetics of the Gothic Manuscript.” Scriptorium 50 (1996): 4-12.
  • Manion, Margaret M., and Bernard J. Muir, eds. Medieval Text and Images: Studies of Manuscripts form the Middle Ages. Chur, Switzerland et al.: Harwood Academic Publishers; Sydney: Craftsman House, 1991.
  • Pirani, Emma. Gothic Illuminated Manuscripts. Translated from Italian by Margaret Crosland. London, New York, Sydney, and Toronto: Hamlyn Publishing, 1966.
  • Thompson, Henry Yates. Illustrations from one hundred manuscripts in the library of Henry Yates Thompson; consisting of eighty-two plates illustrating sixteen mss. of English origin from the XIIth centuries. London: Chiswick Press, 1914.

Saints & Hagiography

  • Attwater, Donald, comp., and John Cumming, ed., and rev. A New Dictionary of Saints. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, 1993.
  • Butler, Alban. Butler’s Lives of the Saints, 4 vols.. Complete edition. 1956. Edited, revised, and supplemented by Herbert J. Thurston, and Donald Attwater. Reprint, Westminster, MD: Christian Classics, 1981.
  • Duchet-Suchaux, and Michel Pastoureau. The Bible and the Saints. Translated by David Radzinowicz Howell. Paris and New York: Flammarion, 1994.
  • Encyclopedia of Catholic Saints, 12 vols. 1st American ed. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1966.
  • Farmer, David Hugh. The Oxford Dictionary of Saints. 2d. ed. 1987. Reprint, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Other Useful Tools and Resources

  • Capelli, Adriano. Lexicon Abbreviaturarum: Dizionario di Abbreviature Latine ed Italiane. Milano, Italy: Ulrico Hoepli Editore, 1979.
  • Institut de recherches et d’histoire des textes. In principio: incipitaire des textes latins (incipit index of Latin texts). Brepols: Turnhout, 1994 [interim edition], 1996.
  • Martin, Charles Trice, comp. The Record Interpreter: A Collection of Abbreviations, Latin Words and Names Used in English Historical Manuscripts and Records. 2d ed. London: Stevens and Sons, 1910.

Web Sources

Art

Bible editions

Calendars

Catholic Encyclopedia (online)

Electronic Cataloging of Medieval Manuscripts

Glosses, Glossaries, and Glossarists

Medieval Canon Law, Decretals & Decretists, Papal Decretals

General Medieval Web Sites

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