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Title The book of kings : art, war, and the Morgan Library's medieval picture bible / editors William Noel and Daniel Weiss.

Imprint London : Third Millennium Pub. ; [Baltimore] : Walters Art Museum : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Antique Collectors Club Ltd., 2002.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  ND3355.5.M67 B66 2002    Available  ---
Description 223 p. : ill. (some colored), map ; 31 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-216) and index.
Contents Preface / Roger S. Wieck -- Foreward / Gary Vikan -- Portraying the past, illuminating the present : the art of the Morgan Library Picture Bible / Daniel Weiss -- The Morgan Picture Bible and the art of narrative. Picturing the Bible in the thirteenth century / C. Griffith Mann -- Picturing the world in the thirteenth century / Kelly M. Holbert -- Louis IX, the Picture Bible, and culture of crusading. The politics of war : France nd the Holy Land / Jonathan Riley-Smith -- The art of war : thirteenth-century arms and amor / Stephen N. Fliegel -- The rituals of war : departure for crusade in thirteenth century France / William Chester Jordan -- The reception of the Morgan Picture Bible. The first icongrapher of the Morgan Picture Bible / William Noel -- Shah 'Abas and his Picture Bible / Marianna Shreve Simpson -- Catalogue of the exhibition / Cathleen A. Fleck and Richard A. Leson -- The Morgan Library Picture Bible on exhibition -- Catalogue and checklist -- The Bible in the Middle Ages -- Medieval storytelling -- Art and society in Northern France -- The Morgan Picture Bible and Louis IX -- Model warriors for a medieval king -- Medieval armor in the Morgan Picture Bible -- David : a model king -- The Morgan Picture Bible at the court of Shah 'Abbas.
Subject Pierpont Morgan Library. Manuscript. M.638.
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.) -- Catalogs.
Bible -- Picture Bibles.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Gothic.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, French.
Military art and science -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Added Author Noel, William.
Weiss, Daniel.
ISBN 1903942160 (hardback)
0911886540 (paperback)