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Glossaries

The Glossaries are now fully illustrated.

With the kind permission of the author and publishers, the following general glossary has been reproduced (with some revisions) from:

Michelle P. Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms (J. Paul Getty Museum: Malibu and British Library: London, 1994)

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New: Glossary of Hebrew terms. To search click on Hebrew below.

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