Coimbra Exhibition

The Anjou Bible

Creatorde Matrice, Iannutius (Scribe); Orimina, Cristophoro (Illuminator)
Place of OriginNaples
Datearound 1340
DescriptionThe Anjou Bible is a royal manuscript from 1340 and was created at the court of Anjou in Naples. The manuscript is important for Italian art and the study of the socio-cultural life in southern Italy. It is a Latin Bible with 344 goatskin parchment folios and beautiful miniatures. The Anjou Bible recently underwent a conservation-restoration and detailed digital recordings were made of each page. It is recognized as a masterpiece by the Flemish Community.
TagsBible; Robert of Naples
Dimensions420 x 280 x NA
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Photographic CreditsBy Bruno Vandermeulen - KU Leuven
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