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Institute of Continuing Education


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Medieval Studies Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

This course shows how the illumination of certain manuscripts can be interpreted to better understand both the text and the age in which they were made. Manuscripts reviewed include The Lindisfarne Gospels, The Anglo-Saxon Scientific Miscellany, Giraldus's Topography of Ireland, The Luttrell Psalter, The Holkham Bible and the Sherborne Missal.


Course dates

13 Aug 2018 to 17 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

23 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code