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Houghton Library Studies 2

Leaves from Paradise

The Cult of John the Evangelist at the Dominican Convent of Paradies bei Soest

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780976547280

Publication Date: 11/30/2008


200 pages

7 x 10 inches

8 color plates, 55 color illustrations

Houghton Library Publications > Houghton Library Studies


  • Introduction [Jeffrey F. Hamburger]
  • Verbum dei deo natum and Its Manuscript Context [Nancy van Deusen]
  • Sisters in the Margins? Scribes and Illuminators in the Scriptorium of Paradies bei Soest [Susan Marti]
  • Commentaries on Verbum dei deo natum in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-century Manuscripts [Erika Kihlman]
  • Music for St. John the Evangelist: Virtue and Virtuosity at the Convent of Paradies [Lori Kruckenberg]
  • “Explaining the Bread of True Intelligence”: John the Evangelist as Mystagogue in the Sequence [Felix Heinzer]
  • Inscribing the Word—Illuminating the Sequence: Epithets in Honor of John the Evangelist in the Graduals from Paradies bei Soest [Jeffrey F. Hamburger]

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