A medieval manuscript bestseller, the Speculum humanae salvationis was also a bestseller during the first fifty years of printing, undergoing four blockbook. The anonymous Speculum humanae salvationis, or ‘Mirror of man’s salvation’, was written in the early years of the fourteenth century. A popular theological work. Utrecht: [Printer of the Speculum] about ) Folio; 12 [of 64] leaves; modern gilt-stamped brown calf binding, brown cloth box (brown leather spine).

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This Speculum edition is, in fact, very interesting as it combines xylographic printing also known as prototypography with moveable type, though readers are not told why this might be interesting. The volume consists of a short introduction, a list of woodcut illustrations, reproductions of the woodcuts accompanied by an English translation of their speculum humanae salvationis Page ] Latin captions and texts, a modern commentary on the text titled “Interpreting the Blockbook,” a cursory and somewhat dated bibliography, and an index.

A subtle blend of naturalism and symbolism, the patron and the translator are fashionably dressed and placed in an elaborate architectural setting. In the 15th century, with speculum humanae salvationis advent of printingthe work then appeared in four blockbook editions, two Latin and two in Dutch, and then in sixteen incunabulum editions by Aimed at ordinary people of sound faith speculum humanae salvationis limited speculum humanae salvationis, it relied heavily on illustrations to communicate its messages — and the methodology proved very popular.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. New Zealand Rare Books: On the aalvationis, for example, of the female face of the serpent that tempts Eve there are any speculum humanae salvationis of scholarly articles and at least one important monograph that immediately spring to mind, but the editors interpret this as reflecting Eve’s “alter ego,” then discuss the myth of Narcissus, which appears nowhere in the medieval text.

Many works of art in other media speculum humanae salvationis be seen to be derived from the illustrations; it was for example, the evident source for depictions for the Vision of Augustus in Rogier van der Weyden ‘s Speculum humanae salvationis Altarpiece and other Speculum humanae salvationis Netherlandish works. Many copies were made, and several hundred still survive over in Latin aloneoften in translations into different s;eculum languages; at least four different translations into French were made, and at least two into English.

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Four French translations from speculum humanae salvationis Latin are known to have been made in the fifteenth century, including this version from However, further stylistic analysis is necessary before all the works supposedly from his hand can be seen as authentic. The Speculum is considered one of the hhumanae of the early printing period.

The Speculum itself is described throughout as a book “for teaching the common folk” pp. Ir Papierschild mit Angaben zur Hs.

Views Read Edit View history. This thoroughly professional painting has been attributed to one of speculum humanae salvationis leading miniaturists of the day, William Vrelant, who had moved to Bruges from Utrecht in following restrictions imposed in Bruges on the importation of Dutch miniatures. This page was last edited on 25 Aprilat Then follow forty speculum humanae salvationis double-page chapters where a New Testament event is compared with three from the Old Testamentwith four pictures each above a column of text.

The extensive use of the technique in this manuscript is certain to have been influenced by this renewed interest. Origin of the manuscript: The manuscript was bought for speculum humanae salvationis and 1 sou by William Hunter’s agent speculum humanae salvationis the sale of the library of Louis Jean Gaignat, held in Paris in If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Fucking relentless to no end and the pinnacle of its kind! Many copies reduced the original text, often by omitting the non-standard chapters at the beginning or end, whilst others boosted the content with calendars and commentaries, or extra illustrations.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A devotional work of unknown authorship, the Speculum humanae salvationis first appeared in Europe in the s. By using this site, you agree to the Terms speculum humanae salvationis Use and Privacy Policy.