The de Brailes Hours

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The de Brailes Hours by Claire Donovan Summary

Claire Donovan provides a detailed discussion of the Hours, its iconography and its place in the thirteenth-century Oxford book trade, with five appendices, notes and bibliography.

Painted prayers

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Painted prayers by Roger S. Wieck Summary

In Painted Prayers, the two key elements of Books of Hours are explored: the glorious illuminations and the texts. 107 color plates reproduce stellar pages from Books of Hours that range from the thirteenth to the sixteenth centuries and come from all the major manuscript-producing countries of Europe: France, Belgium, The Netherlands, England, Italy, and Spain. Mr. Wieck's text offers explanations and translations of key passages from the various "Hours, " psalms, Gospel lessons, hymns, litanies, and private prayers found in a typical Book of Hours. The Book of Hours is explored from illuminated manuscripts to the early printed editions of the same texts, leading us from the piety of the Gothic era into the culture of the Renaissance.

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The Book of Hours by Rainer Maria Rilke,Annemarie S. Kidder Summary

Provides a bilingual collection of work comprised of such important works as "The Book of the Monkish Life," "The Book of Pilgrimage," and "The Book of Poverty and Death." Reprint.

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The Book of Hours by N.A Summary

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All the Time in the World

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All the Time in the World by Jessica Kerwin Jenkins Summary

A follow-up to Encyclopedia of the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories about intriguing customs, traditions and guilty pleasures pursued throughout history, from the day-long ceremony of laying a royal Elizabethan tablecloth to Nostradamus's beliefs about the aphrodisiac power of jam.

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The Book of Hours by Marianne Boruch Summary

Marianne Boruch's patience ?allows her to see what is there with a jeweler's sense of facet and flaw.” ?Poetrymagazine

French Books of Hours

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French Books of Hours by Virginia Reinburg Summary

How was the Book of Hours created and used as a book and what did it mean to its owners?

Marking the Hours

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Marking the Hours by Eamon Duffy Summary

Discussing the book of hours, this work examines surviving copies of the personal prayer books, which were used for private, domestic devotions, and in which people commonly left traces of their lives. It teases out clues to the private thoughts and public contexts of their owners.

Rainer Maria Rilke's The Book of Hours

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Rainer Maria Rilke's The Book of Hours by Rainer Maria Rilke Summary

A superb new (and complete) translation of Rilke's luminously lyrical early book of poems, with scholarly introduction and commentary.

A Book of Hours

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A Book of Hours by Thomas Merton Summary

Thomas Merton was the most popular proponent of the Christian contemplative tradition in the twentieth century. Now, for the first time, some of his most lyrical and prayerful writings have been arranged into A Book of Hours, a rich resource for daily prayer and contemplation that imitates the increasingly popular ancient monastic practice of "praying the hours." Editor Kathleen Deignan mined Merton's voluminous writings, arranging prayers for Dawn, Day, Dusk, and Dark for each of the days of the week. A Book of Hours allows for a slice of monastic contemplation in the midst of hectic modern life, with psalms, prayers, readings, and reflections.

From the Psalter to the Book of Hours

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From the Psalter to the Book of Hours by Joanna Zietkiewicz - Kotz Summary

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A book of hours for Engelbert of Nassau

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A book of hours for Engelbert of Nassau by Master of Mary of Burgundy,Jonathan James Graham Alexander,Engelbrecht II (Count of Nassau-Dillenberg-Dietz),Catholic Church,Bodleian Library Summary

"The happiest, sweetest, and liveliest little book imaginable."-John Canaday.

The book of hours

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The book of hours by Kevin Jackson Summary

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An Everyday Book of Hours

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An Everyday Book of Hours by William George Storey Summary

William Storey, compiler of some of the best-loved prayer books of our time, has selected the most beautiful elements from the full Liturgy of the Hours and other sources to create a simpler book for Morning and Evening Prayer. Intended for individuals and groups who want to taste the venerable tradition of using scripture to offer praise, thanksgiving and intercessions at dawn and sunset, this new book provides a four-week cycle of prayer. Each "hour" includes a psalm, a canticle and a brief reading from the Old or New Testament, interspersed with prayers that echo the biblical poetry. An introduction explains how to use the book, and supplementary sections offer an order for night prayer, basic prayers, hymns and additional scripture readings.

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The Book of Hours by Davis Bunn Summary

Castle Priory is a crumbling Oxfordshire mansion, one Brian Blackstone's wife considered a place of extraordinary enchantment. But for Brian there is no enchantment, only the burden of trying to honor Sarah's dying wish that he hold onto the property. With the local doctor, Cecilia Keeble, Brian begins to explore the mysteries of the old estate. In the process he discovers a medieval secret which offers a key to renew his spirit and heal his broken heart. The power of prayer reaches through the centuries in a surprising and mysterious way…

The Book of Hours of Yolande of Flanders: A Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century in the Library of Henry Yates Thompson

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The Book of Hours of Yolande of Flanders: A Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century in the Library of Henry Yates Thompson by Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell,Yolande of Flanders (Countess of Bar),Henry Yates Thompson Summary

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The Stockholm-Kassel Book of Hours

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The Stockholm-Kassel Book of Hours by Judith Anne Testa Summary

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The Book of Hours in which are Contained Offices for the Seven Canonical Hours, Litanies, and Other Devotions

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The Book of Hours in which are Contained Offices for the Seven Canonical Hours, Litanies, and Other Devotions by Episcopal Church Summary

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