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Manuscripts in the Curriculum at Pepperdine

Payson Library Special Collections received 21 original Medieval manuscripts from Les Enluminures as part of the pilot program “Manuscripts in the Curriculum.” Laura Light, manuscript expert from Les Enluminures, gave a lecture titled “People and the Book: Voices of Manuscripts from the Middle Ages”. After the lecture, English Professor Jennifer Smith’s students had a poster presentation on the work they did on the manuscripts for their Medieval Arthurian Literature class.


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Pepperdine Library News

PEPPERDINE LIBRARY NEWS

OCTOBER 2017

This fall the Pepperdine community has the rare opportunity of access to 21 medieval manuscripts on loan from Les Enluminures.  The loan is part of a new program sponsored by Les Enluminures, called Manuscripts in the Curriculum, which encourages the use of manuscripts in the context of related courses


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Times Colonist

CENTURIES-OLD MANUSCRIPTS: A PORTAL TO NEW WORLDS

DECEMBER 2016

The medieval manuscripts can likewise act as a “portal” or “doorway,” Macleod Higgins said, transporting students to a time when all books were hand-printed by scribes and human knowledge, at least in the West, was just being set down.
The article featured in the "Times Colonist" presents the new Les Enluminures program: Manuscripts in the Curriculum. It enables colleges, universities, and other educational institutions in North America to borrow a select group of original manuscripts of a very wide range dating from the thirteenth century onwards to be used for teaching.


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Fine Books & Collections

FINE BOOKS & COLLECTIONS

JUILLET 2016

Les Enluminures announces its blog on Medieval Text Manuscripts. We are known for our complete scholarly descriptions of all the manuscripts on our text manuscripts site (www.textmanuscripts.com), but often we have even more to say, and our new blog gives us a place to say it.


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Mary Jaharis Cente Blog

MARY JAHARIS CENTER BLOG

JUILLET 2016

For anyone studying the Middle Ages, there is no substitute for hands-on experience of actual medievalmanuscripts. Les Enluminures has come up with an entirely new idea sponsoring a program to enable colleges, universities, and other educational institutions in North America to borrow a select group of original manuscripts of a very wide range dating from the thirteenth century onwards to be used for teaching.


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LE MONDE

LE MONDE

JANUARY 2015

Le Monde announces the BnF’s purchase of an important thirteenth-century Franciscan Miscellany from Les Enluminures. This hitherto unknown life of St. Francis is of the utmost importance and will surely yield critical new insights into the early history of the order and the earliest lives of the saint.


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LE MAGAZINE DU BIBLIOPHILE

LE MAGAZINE DU BIBLIOPHILE

MAY 2014

On the May issue of the Magazine du Bibliophile, Sandra Hindman discusses the spectacular and extraordinarily rare manuscripts featured in the Les Enluminures exhibition “Flowering of Medieval French Literature”; all of which written in French between c. 1325 and 1550.


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Videos

An Overview of Les Enluminures' Text Manuscripts Website

An Overview of Les Enluminures' Text Manuscripts Website

Dr. Sandra Hindman presents the website textmanuscripts.com, which highlights a selection of text manuscripts from the Middle Ages and Renaissance offered for sale by Les Enluminures. Each manuscript has an interesting or unusual text and many are illuminated.

Paths to Reform: Highlights

Paths to Reform: Highlights

Dr Sandra Hindman discusses highlights from the exhibition, "Paths to Reform: Things New and Old," including texts associated with the "Devotio Moderna", a rare near-miniature New Testament in its original red leather binding, and an illuminated page of Luther and the swan.

The Singer and the Scholar

The Singer and the Scholar

On the occasion of "The Singer and the Scholar" concert held at Les Enluminures, New York on 6th Feb 2014, Anne Azéma (Director of the Boston Camerata) sings from a selection of medieval manuscripts on display in the "Sacred Song" exhibition (January 24th- February 21st 2014)

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