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illuminated manuscripts

John Higgitt

in The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780199234820
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727481
illuminated manuscripts

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‘Illumination’, the decoration of manuscripts with coloured pigments and, often, gold, appears typically at the beginnings and divisions of texts

Reference Entry.  606 words. 

Subjects: British History

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