Illuminating the Carolingian era: new discoveries as a result of scientific analyses

  title={Illuminating the Carolingian era: new discoveries as a result of scientific analyses},
  author={C. Deno{\"e}l and Patricia Roger Puyo and Anne-Marie Brunet and Nathalie Poulain Siloe},
  journal={Heritage Science},
  • C. Denoël, Patricia Roger Puyo, +1 author Nathalie Poulain Siloe
  • Published 2018
  • Heritage Science
  • Comparing information from the ancient texts about the illumination of the manuscripts to the analysis of the components used to create colour in illuminations sheds interesting light. Our research team studied several manuscripts from the Carolingian era issued from different sources including: the Gospels of St Riquier kept in the library of Abbeville (ms. 4), two Theodulphe’s Bibles, (Orléans-Fleury, BnF lat.11937 and BnF lat.9380), the Godescalc Evangelistary (BnF NAL 1203), the Gospels of… CONTINUE READING
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