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WEBSITES*

Click on the web addresses below to link to other sites that include information on books of hours. Some sites say REVIEW next to them. Click on REVIEW to see a brief description/critique of them. Also note that some sites fit more than one category, but are only listed under one category.

College and University Sites

“Bibliotheca Schoenbergensis: An Exhibition from the Collection of Lawrence J. Schoenberg.” University of Pennsylvania Library. http://oldsite.library.upenn.edu/special/gallery/schoenberg/schoenberg_bohtext.html
REVIEW

“Books of Hours.” Eton College Library. http://www.etoncollege.com/eton.asp?di=273
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“Brandeis University Libraries Special Collections Department: Book of Hours.” Brandeis University. http://lts.brandeis.edu/research/archives-speccoll/events/bookofhours/index.html
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Golden, Judith. “University of Pittsburgh Frick Fine Arts Library Book of Hours.” University of Pittsburgh. http://vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/UPitthoursms/
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Hurlbut, Jesse D. “Spalding University Book of Hours.” Spalding University. http://www.byu.edu/~hurlbut/dscriptorium/spalding/spalding.html

-----. “University of Kentucky Special Collections Kentuckiensis III.” University of Kentucky. http://www.byu.edu/~hurlbut/dscriptorium/ukentucky/ky3/ky3.html

“Les Tres Riches Heures Du Duc De Berry.” University of Chicago. http://humanities.uchicago.edu/images/heures/heures.html
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“MS. Buchanan e. 3.” University of Oxford. http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/medieval/mss/buchanan/e/003.b.htm
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Salisbury, Cameron. “Books of Hours in the Wellesley College Library.” Wellesley College. http://www.wellesley.edu/Library/SpecColl/BookOfHours/bookhome.html

Sparks, Jeremy. “Mid 15th Century Book of Hours.” Willamette University. http://library.willamette.edu/project/index.html
REVIEW

“The Agpeya: The Coptic Orthodox Book Of Hours.” The Christian Coptic Orthodox Church Of Egypt. http://pharos.bu.edu/cn/prayers/Agpeya.html

Winkler, Andrea L. “An Online Book of Hours.” Whitman College. http://people.whitman.edu/~winkleal/images/

Woodruff, Peter. “A Note on the Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves.” University of Southern California. http://www.usc.edu/dept/comp-lit/tympanum/3/woodruff.html
REVIEW

Library Sites

“27 Book of Hours.”  Koninklijke Bibliotheek. http://www.kb.nl/kb/100hoogte/hh-en.html
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“Bethune Book of Hours.” Hill Monastic Manuscript Library. http://www.csbsju.edu/hmml/bethune/beth-boh.html

“John of Berry's Petites Heures, 14th Century. (BNF, LAT 18014).” The Bibliothèque Nationale de France. http://www.bnf.fr/enluminures/manuscrits/aman9.htm
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“Gl. kgl. S. 1612 4º - Book of Hours.” The Royal Library of Copenhagen. http://www.kb.dk/elib/mss/mdr/index-en.htm

Museums

“Book of Hours. Getty, The Collections.” J. Paul Getty Museum. http://www.getty.edu/art/collections/objects/o1726.html
REVIEW

“Book of Hours.” Webmuseum, Paris. http://www.southern.net/wm/rh/glo/book-hours.html

The Cloisters: The Metropolitan Museum. http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/view1.asp?dep=7&full=1&item=54%2E1%2E2
REVIEW

Other

Ahem, J.J. “Treasures of the APS.” American Philisophical Society. http://www.amphilsoc.org/library/exhibits/treasures/horae.htm
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“Artz Hours.” Littlepeople.com. http://littlepeople.net/artzhours/index.html

Gunhouse, Glenn. “A Hypertext Book of Hours.” http://members.tripod.com/~gunhouse/hourstxt/home.htm

“The Book of Hours.” SYBDS. http://www.humanities.mcmaster.ca/~mmedia/mw_coll2.htm
REVIEW

Yamamoto-Wilson, John R. “Book of Hours: General Information.” Sophia University. http://pweb.cc.sophia.ac.jp/~j-yamamo/Hours/

Sales

“Book of Hours.” Mackus Company. http://www.mackusco.com/bookhours.htm
REVIEW

“Griffon’s Medieval Manuscripts: Affordable Renaissance Art For the Discriminating Individual.” 4 Griffon’s Medieval Manuscripts. http://www.griffons.com/
REVIEW

*Websites were last checked for validity in April of 2003.

BOOKS

Alexander, Jonathan J.G. A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles. London: Harvey Miller, 1975.

Calkins, Robert G. Illuminated Books of the Middle Ages. New York: 1983.

Donovan, Claire. The de Brailes Hours: Shaping the Book of Hours in Thirteenth-Century Oxford. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1991.

Dornhoffer, Friedr. Hortulus Animae. Le Jardinet de L’Ame. Joseph Baer & Francfort S.M., 1912.

Porcher, Jean. The Rohan Book of Hours. London: Faber and Faber, 1959.

Weick, Roger S. Painted Prayers: The Book of Hours in Medieval and Renaissance Art. New York: George Braziller, 1998.

The Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. New York: George Braziller, 1988.

 

These pages are the work of the students enrolled in Art 238, "Art and Medieval Mentalities," taught by Professor Christine Hamza during the Spring Semester, 2003.

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