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Gospels of Otto III

Florentine Mütherich

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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The manuscript (Munich, Bayer. Staatsbib., Clm. 4453) comprises 276 pages measuring 334×242 mm; it has been preserved with its original front cover, in the centre of which is a 10th-century Byzantine ivory representing the Dormition of the Virgin. It was produced on the island of Reichenau c. 1000. The text is embellished with 12 canon tables magnificently arranged in arcades (fols 11v–22r), a double-page picture of the Emperor (fols 23

Reference Entry.  389 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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