Antique and Pseudo-Antique in Carolingian Manuscripts
Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 7 pm
Museum Lecture Hall
Free | Advance ticket required
In the 9th-century Carolingian Empire, scribes and artists played a leading role in the preservation and interpretation of ancient culture. Lawrence Nees, professor of art history at the University of Delaware, explains how the creators of Carolingian manuscripts utilized and adapted older sources, but also created new works in an antique manner.
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