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Illuminated Manuscripts of Medieval Spain

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As the end of the first millennium drew near, the beleaguered Christian communities of Spain, still dominated by Islam, were experiencing a profound spiritual crisis. Cut off from the rest of Europe and obsessed by the imminence of God's judgement, these people made of their illuminated manuscripts art forms of extraordinary expressive power.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Thames & Hudson (first published January 1st 1996)
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