Michelle P. Brown

Michelle P. Brown is Professor of Medieval Studies at the School of Advanced Study , University of London . She was previously (1986-2004) Curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library . She has been a consultant and on-screen expert on several radio and television programs. She has published on the Lindisfarne Gospels , the Luttrell Psalter , and the Holy Bible . [1] [2] [3]

Books

As author

  • A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600 . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1990; rev. ed. 1994; 1999.
  • Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts . British Library: London, 1991.
  • Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Glossary of Technical Terms . British Library and J. Paul Getty Museum : London & Malibu, 1994.
  • The Book of Cerne: Prayer, Patronage and Power in Ninth-Century England . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1996.
  • The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts: History and Techniques . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1998.
  • With Patricia Lovett, The British Library Historical Source-Book for Scribes . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1999.
  • The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe . British Library, Faksimile Verlag & Toronto University Press: London, Luzern & Toronto 2003.
  • Painted Labyrinth: The World of the Lindisfarne Gospels . British Library: London, 2003.
  • How Christianity Came to Britain and Ireland . Lion Hudson : Oxford, 2006. ( Reader’s Digest edition, 2007)
  • St Paul’s Cathedral . Jarrold: Norwich, 2006.
  • The Luttrell Psalter: A facsimile with Accompanying Commentary . Folio Society & British Library: London, 2006.
  • The World of the Luttrell Psalter . British Library: London, 2006.
  • The Lion Companion to Christian Art . Lion Hudson: Oxford, 2008.
  • Manuscripts from the Anglo-Saxon Age . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 2008.
  • The Holkham Bible Picture-Book: A Facsimile with Accompanying Commentary, Transcription and Translation . Folio Society & British Library: London, 2008.
  • The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World (2010)

As editor

  • J. Bately, MP Brown and J. Roberts, eds, A Palaeographer’s View: Selected Writings of Julian Brown . Harvey Miller: London, 1991.
  • MP Brown and L. Webster, eds, The Transformation of the Roman World . British Museum Press: London, 1997.
  • MP Brown and S. McKendrick, eds, The Illuminated Book in the Later Middle Ages. Studies in Honor of Janet Backhouse . British Library & Toronto University Press: London & Toronto, 1997.
  • MP Brown and C. Farr, eds, Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe . Leicester University Press: Leicester, 2001.
  • MP Brown and RJ Kelly, eds, You’re History: How People Make the Difference . Continuum : London, 2006.
  • MP Brown, ed., In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000 . Smithsonian Institution : Washington DC, 2006.

References

  1. Jump up^ Howse, Christopher (22 December 2007). “The shepherds’ dog and the angel” . The Telegraph .
  2. Jump up^ Howse, Christopher (7 December 2008). “The case of the missing Gospel” . The Telegraph .
  3. Jump up^ Cooperman, Alan (21 October 2006). “A Testament To Change: Early Scraps Of The Bible” . The Washington Post .

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