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Ing as the Deeds of Jacues de Lalaing has never been translated out of French and the last modern French editions are over a century old this is a shame Yes the work is summarized in a couple of pages but as a result the work remains removed from us we are told it read like an adventure novel and is exciting or provides many little details but the only ones we can see are those that happen to correspond to the 18 illustrated plates or that one of the contributors themselves uote in their essay. And reception revealing for the first time the full complexity of this illuminated romance The texts are accompanied by stunning reproductions of all
of the manuscripts’ miniatures never before published in color as well the manuscripts’ miniatures never before published in color as well a plot summary and translations allowing the reader to follow Jacues de
LALAING ON HIS KNIGHTLY JOURNEYS AND EXPERIENCE THE THRILLING on his knightly journeys and experience the thrilling of his legendary tournaments and battles.
in the Getty Ms not what the text details from Jacues lifetimeThere is only one flaw tothe Getty Ms not what the text details from Jacues lifetimeThere is only one flaw to this sadly it is a typical one in a lot of modern scholarship especially art scholarship so much attention is spent thinking about this manuscript as an objet d art that it never really occurs to the contributors that one might want to actually read the work itself so the one thing missing is either the French text or a translation of the manuscript it itself See. Ons begin with a magnificent frontispiece by the most acclaimed Flemish illuminator of the sixteenth century Simon Bening A Knight for the Ages Jacues de Lalaing and the Art of Chivalry presents a kaleidoscopic view of the manuscript with essays written by the world’s leading medievalists adding rich texture and providing a greater understanding of the many aspects of the manuscript’s background creation. .
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Like all Getty publications this book is visually gorgeous and well bound It features essays on Jacues de Lalain and 15th c Burgundy the tradition of chivalric biographies in the 14th 16th centuries and how they differ from modern ideas of biography a history of the Deed as a manuscript tradition details on the Getty Ms itself
and then essays on arms armour and clothing of the era and its depiction in the book The latterthen essays on arms armour and clothing of the era and its depiction in the book The latter on the 16th century even though Jacues lived in the 15th c as the. The Livre
faits de de Lalaing Book of the Deeds of Jacues de Lalaing a famous Flemish illuminated manuscript relays the audacious life of Jacues de Lalaing 1421–1453 a story that reads like a fast paced adventure novel Produced in the tradition of chivalric biography a genre developed in the mid fifteenth century to celebrate the great personalities of the day the manuscript’s text and illuminati.des faits de