Exposition ‘Lumières de la sagesse: Écoles médiévales d’Orient et d’Occident’

Exposition présentée au Musée de l’Institut du monde arabe (Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris) du 25 septembre 2013 au 05 janvier 2014 À l’occasion de la réouverture de la bibliothèque de la Sorbonne, l’exposition « Lumières de la sagesse » propose de se replonger dans l’univers de l’enseignement médiéval, et d’explorer son rôle dans la … Continue reading

Credo: British Library Manuscripts in Paderborn – Medieval manuscripts blog

The British Library has loaned three manuscripts to the exhibition ‘Credo’, which opened in Paderborn on 26 July 2013. The exhibition explores the Christianisation of medieval Europe, covering aspects such as the foundations of the missionary church and its spread through the Roman Empire, the Christianisation of Ireland, the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons, the missionary initiatives from … Continue reading

Exposition ‘Living by the book: monks, nuns, and their manuscripts’

Baltimore (MD), The Walters Art Museum July 13 – September 29, 2013 Today, medieval books are treated as works of art, untouchable treasures to be locked away in cabinets. Yet many were intended for regular use as vital components of everyday life for monks and nuns, and their way of life was, in turn, crucial … Continue reading