The Book of Kells from 9th Century
Survey 2: God and Gutenberg
Looking at the written word from manuscript bibles to the invention of printing and typography.
Homework for next week:
Next week’s lecture will be posted soon on Week 5 post.
Watch it before class next week.
Useful online texts and interesting stuff:
More perspectives from the British Museum to inspire your research
On geopolitics and culture:
Mansa Musa, the richest man in the world?
(You’re Dead to Me) BBC Podcast on Mansa Musa
More on Mansa Musa
(You’re Dead to Me) BBC Podcast on Witches
Hagia Sophia and Saint Sophia Cathedral
Some great images and texts on illuminated manuscripts
The Secret of Kells animated movie: Watch it here.