The Getty Center
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Museum Lecture Hall
Past Event

 
Nancy Regalado, professor of medieval French literature at New York University, discusses the importance of manuscripts among medieval nobility. These books, with their lavish images, functioned as prestigious commissions, precious material possessions, sources of thrilling entertainment, and vehicles for teaching moral and spiritual values to knights.

Complements the exhibition Chivalry in the Middle Ages.


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