Set of 4 facsimiles leaves to frame the Codex Aureus (Codex Aureus Escurialensis), ready to decorate that special corner of your home or office with a picture of a handwritten work between 1033 and 1043.
In ancient times, when manuscripts codices were unique specimens, there was a bad attitude of some unscrupulous who was to detach the leaves or cut out pictures and then decorate their homes. Thanks to the new techniques of editing and printing, with those reproduced in great detail the original works, now you have the opportunity to enjoy our home without any regrets, in a small piece of these works manuscripts and historical as if part of the original were.
This set of 4 sheets are included in a large box type folder (39.5 x 56 x 2 cm.) In which an information dossier of the original manuscript and facsimile particular work is included. The indicated price is for the whole folder.
The facsimile of the codex leaves, large, edited and handcrafted by both sides, with measures 32.8 x 50 cms., Are attached by a small part in a verjurada cardboard 37.5 x 54 cm., Ready to be framed and decorate that special place in your home or office.
The Codex Aureus:
The Codex Aureus is a majestic work of art in itself, a manuscript made according to the latest historical research, between 1033 and 1043 by order of Emperor Henry III. A codex that through the years passed through several hands until real King Philip II who incorporated his Royal Library at El Escorial, where it currently remains.
The Codex Aureus is not only the most beautiful example of the magnificent Library of the Monastery of El Escorial, but also one of the most unique miniature codices of the Carolingian period, probably made in the Echternach Monastery, a Benedictine monastery that were protective German emperors themselves. As its name suggests, the Codex Aureus has an extraordinary display of gold, both the calligraphy of her texts, as in the rich iconography, becoming one of the most spectacular and impressive history codices.
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