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Mediaeval Manichaean book art [electronic resource] : a codicological study of Iranian and Turkic illuminated book fragments from 8th-11th century east Central Asia / by Zsuzanna Gul�acsi.

By: Gul�acsi, Zsuzsanna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Nag Hammadi and Manichaean studies: 57.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 240 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9781429427906 (electronic bk.); 1429427906 (electronic bk.); 9789004139947 (hardback : alk. paper); 900413994X (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Manichaean illumination of books and manuscripts -- Asia, Central | Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Asia, Central | Electronic books | Enluminure manich�eenne -- Asie centrale | Enluminure m�edi�evale -- Asie centrale | ART -- Techniques -- Calligraphy | Maniche�isme | Illustraties | Manich�aismus | Buchkunst | BuchmalereiGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mediaeval Manichaean book art.DDC classification: 745.6/7/0958 Other classification: 06.12 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: A Codicological Approach to a Unique Group of Objects -- I. Identifying the Corpus of Manichaean Book Art -- II. Dating the Remains: Scientific, Textual, and Artistic Evidence Color plates -- III. Codicological Characteristics: Artisanship of Bookmakers and Scribes in Manichaean Turfan -- IV. The Work of the Illuminator: The Four Basic Painting Styles of Turfan Manichaean -- V. Patterns of Page Arrangement: Integration of Text and Image -- VI. The Written and the Painted Message: Contextual Cohesion of Text and Image.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-233) and index.

Introduction: A Codicological Approach to a Unique Group of Objects -- I. Identifying the Corpus of Manichaean Book Art -- II. Dating the Remains: Scientific, Textual, and Artistic Evidence Color plates -- III. Codicological Characteristics: Artisanship of Bookmakers and Scribes in Manichaean Turfan -- IV. The Work of the Illuminator: The Four Basic Painting Styles of Turfan Manichaean -- V. Patterns of Page Arrangement: Integration of Text and Image -- VI. The Written and the Painted Message: Contextual Cohesion of Text and Image.

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