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Mirror of Salvation: An Edition of British Library Blockbook G. 11784 (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0820703230 / ISBN 13: 9780820703237
Edité par Duquesne University Press, United States, 2002
Neuf(s) Etat : New Hardback
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This blockbook is the key to understanding the -religious climate- of the Middle Ages. It was the first and only edition of its kind of the Mirror of Salvation, among the most significant and influential blockbooks of the fifteenth century. This edition reprints all 58 woodcuts, each with two illustrations, translates into modern English the text of the entire blockbook, and provides detailed explanations of the woodcuts and the text. No other edition approaches the magnitude of this achievement, which is intended to make the blockbook accessible to the present-day reader. The detailed explanations highlight the biblical passages, both canonical and apocryphal, and mythological legends that develop the theme of the blockbook. As the title Mirror of Salvation suggests, the blockbook s theme focuses on the roles of Christ and of the Virgin Mary in the salvation of humankind. N° de réf. du libraire AAG9780820703237

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Titre : Mirror of Salvation: An Edition of British ...

Éditeur : Duquesne University Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2002

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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This blockbook is the key to understanding the "religious climate" of the Middle Ages. It is the first and only edition of its kind of the Seculum Humanae Salvationis, among the most significant blockbooks of the fifteenth century. This edition reprints all 58 woodcuts, each with two illustrations, translates into modern English the text of the entire blockbook, and provide detailed explanations of the woodcuts and text. No other edition approaches the magnitude of this achievement, which makes the blockbook accessible to the present-day reader.

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