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    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Illuminated Psalters occur as early as the 8th century, and from the 9th to the beginning of the 14th century they predominate among illuminated manuscripts. About 1220 A.D., portable manuscript volumes supplanted the huge tomes favored in the...
    • Film sparks protest at UNC-G

    • 1980-11-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 13, 1980, article by Lindsey Gruson of the Greensboro Daily News, reports on the controversy surrounding a screening of the movie "The Birth of a Nation" as part of a history class at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro...
    • Missal (Missale Plenarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Many Missals, Bibles and Psalters of the 12th century were written in this fine, bold script. It was a revived form of the 9th century carolingian minuscule. In the absence of miniatures and decoration, it is difficult to assign a manuscript in...
    • Lectionary (Lectionarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Lectionary contains selected readings from the Epistles and Gospels as well as the Acts of the Saints and the Lives of the Martyrs. These were read by the sub-deacon from a side pulpit. This practice necessitated that they be written in a...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This translation of the Bible was made by Jerome at the request of Pope Damasus. It was begun in the year 382 A.D. and finished 16 years later. For his great scholarship more than for his eminent sanctity, Jerome was later made a saint. This...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • Vulgate Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At this period, the St. Jerome Bible was not transcribed as often as one would expect in the country of its origin and the very land which held the seat of the Roman Church. During the greater part of the 13th century, while the popes were greatly...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Small Psalters of this period are comparatively rare, since Psalters were used primarily in the church services and not by the layman. Here, the letters and ornament still retain all the rigidity of the previous century and give no indication of...
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the 15th century Books of Hours were as much in demand in the Netherlands as they were in France and England. In many of these books it is difficult to distinguish the Dutch Hours from those of Northern France or the Rhineland. In the middle of...
    • [Hyla Bynum Cundiff family photo album, Wilkesboro, N.C.]

    • 1920-1990
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The majority of the photographs in this album center on the life of the Bynum family of Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Included are numerous images of Hyla Bynum, who married Fred Cundiff (also from Wilkes County) in 1944. They knew each other from an...
    • [Half Century Book]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A picture from a page in the Half Century book that shows product tags from the Cone Mills.
    • [Half Century Book]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A picture of Julius Cone from a page in the Half Century book.
    • [Half Century Book]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A picture of Ceasar Cone from a page in the Half Century book.
    • [Half Century Book]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A picture from a page in the Half Century book that shows a group of men.
    • [Half Century Book]

    • 1949-09-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A picture of Moses Cone from a page in the Half Century book.

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