Medieval Manuscripts for Mass and Office: A Guide to Their Organization and Terminology

Valutazione media 3,5
( su 4 valutazioni fornite da GoodReads )
 
9780802076694: Medieval Manuscripts for Mass and Office: A Guide to Their Organization and Terminology

Many books discuss the theology and doctrine of the medieval liturgy: there is no dearth of information on the history of the liturgy, the structure and development of individual services, and there is much discussion of specific texts, chants, and services. No book, at least in English, has struggled with the difficulties of finding texts, chants, or other material in the liturgical manuscripts themselves, until the publication of Medieval Manuscripts for Mass and Office in 1982. Encompassing a period of several centuries, ca 1200-1500, this book provides solutions for such endeavours. Although by this period the basic order and content of liturgical books were more or less standardized, there existed hundreds of different methods of dealing with the internal organisation and the actual writing of the texts and chants on the page. Generalization becomes problematic; the use of any single source as a typical example for more than local detail is impossible. Taking for granted the user's ability to read medieval scripts, and some codicological knowledge, Hughes begins with the elementary material without which the user could not proceed. He describes the liturgical year, season, day, service, and the form of individual items such as responsory or lesson, and mentions the many variants in terminology that are to be found in the sources. The presentation of individual text and chant is discussed, with an emphasis on the organisation of the individual column, line, and letter. Hughes examines the hitherto unexplored means by which a hierarchy of initial and capital letters and their colours are used by the scribes and how this hierarchy can provide a means by which the modern researcher can navigate through the manuscripts. Also described in great detail are the structure and contents of Breviaries, Missals, and the corresponding books with music. This new edition updates the bibliography and the new preface by Hughes presents his recent thoughts about terminology and methods of liturgical abbreviation.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Hughes, Andrew
Editore: University of Toronto Press, S (1995)
ISBN 10: 0802076696 ISBN 13: 9780802076694
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Toronto Press, S, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110802076696

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 170,88
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,79
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Hughes, Andrew
Editore: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
ISBN 10: 0802076696 ISBN 13: 9780802076694
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0802076696 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0451937

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 215,21
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,65
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Andrew Hughes
Editore: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division (1995)
ISBN 10: 0802076696 ISBN 13: 9780802076694
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division, 1995. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0802076696

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 240,21
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,72
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi