The Anjou Bible: A Royal Manuscript Revealed: Naples 1340

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The Anjou Bible, now kept in the Theology Faculty's Maurits Sabbe Library of the University of Leuven (Belgium) is a superbly illuminated manuscript created at the Royal Court of Naples in the turbulent fourteenth century. At this time much of Central and Southern Europe was governed by the successful dynasty of Anjou, which continued to expand its territories and encouraged artists and writers like Giotto, Simone Martini, Boccaccio and Petrarch. In 1328, after the death of her father, Joanna of Anjou became the official ...

The Anjou Bible: A Royal Manuscript Revealed: Naples 1340 2010, Peeters, Leuven

ISBN-13: 9789042924451

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