About the event
Gospel book of Henry the Lion and Matilda of England
Book presentation by Prof. Dr. Bernd Schneidmüller and Prof. Dr. Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck
Welcome address by Dr. Claudia Fabian,
Head of the Department of Manuscripts and Rare Books, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Welcome address by Dr. Clemens Heucke, wbg
Book presentation: The gospel book of Henry the Lion and Matilda of England. New insight into an old manuscript
- 18:10 – 18:35
Prof. Dr. Bernd Schneidmüller
- 18:35 – 19:00
Prof. Dr. Harald Wolter-von dem Knesebeck
Subsequently: Questions from the audience
More about the book
The gospel book of Henry the Lion is a masterpiece of medieval book art. The book presents the outstanding codex from the 12th century as a unique monument of princely representation culture and of the history of the Welf dynasty. The core piece is a facsimile of all image pages, complemented by further first-rate images.
|17 October 2019, 18:00
|Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Friedrich-von-Gärtner-Saal, 1st floor
Ludwigstr. 16, 80539 Munich
|Underground lines U3/ U6, bus lines 58/ 68/ 153/ 154, station/ bus stop Universität
Bus lines 100/ 153, bus stop Von-der-Tann-Strasse
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