Postscripts: The Journal of Sacred Texts, Cultural Histories, and Contemporary Contexts, Vol 6, No 1-3 (2010)

Images to be Read and Words to be Seen: The Iconic Role of the Early Medieval Book

Michelle P. Brown
Issued Date: 27 Jun 2012

Abstract


How did the codex take on iconic status? This article surveys the history of the early medieval book, especially the transmission of religious texts in the codex format, in order to understand how the material form of the book itself came to take on religious significance.

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DOI: 10.1558/post.v6i1-3.39

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