Tuesday, 29 May 2012, 1:00PM
Museum of London

Illuminated Psalter Manuscripts

Dr Sally Dormer

Psalters containing the 150 Psalms were immensely popular medieval manuscripts, used by a wide array of patrons for liturgical, scholastic and devotional purposes.  This lecture explores how the Psalms inspired a rich tradition of literal, historical and interpretative illustration, from the 9th to the 14th centuries, across Europe.

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Dr. Sally Dormer has been the course tutor for the Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Year Course at the Victoria and Albert Museum since its inception in 1993 and has lectured there since 1984. She is a specialist medieval art historian and lecturer who gained an MA in Medieval Art History and a PH.D on medieval manuscript illumination at the Courtauld Institute, University of London.

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29 May 2012

Illuminated Psalter Manuscripts
Dr Sally Dormer

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