Gifts and Givers that Keep on Giving: Pictured Presentations in Early Medieval Manuscripts

Corine Schleif

This web site contains the twelve figures for the article "Gifts and Givers that Keep on Giving: Pictured Presentations in Early Medieval Manuscripts," in Romance and Rhetoric: Essays in Honour of Dhira Mahoney, edited by G. Donavin and A. Obermeier (Turnhout: Brepols, 2010), 51-71. ISBN 978-2503531496. The images are not printed in the book.

 

Figure 1
Pope Gregory IV Receives the Book Presented by Hrabanus Maurus,
Hrabanus Maurus, Liber de laudibus sanctae crucis,
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek MS 652, fol. 3v

 

Figure 2
Hrabanus Maurus Kneeling in Adoration of the Cross,
Hrabanus Maurus, Liber de laudibus sanctae crucis,
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek MS 652, fol. 35v

 

Figure 3
Hrabanus Maurus, Presented by Alcuin of York, Receives a Blessing from Martin of Tours for his Work,
Hrabanus Maurus, Liber de laudibus sanctae crucis,
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek MS 652, fol. 2v


Figure 4
Four Provinces Bringing Tribute to Emperor Otto III,
Gospel Book of Otto III,
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, clm 4453, fol. 23v-24r

 

Figure 5a
Book Given and Received,
Marmoutiers Sacramentary,
Autun, Bibliothèque Municipale, MS 19 bis, fol. 173v

 

Figure 5b
detail from image above

 

Figure 6
Eburnant Gives the Book to Abbot Adalbert,
Hornbach Sacramentary,
Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Codex U 1, fol. 7v-8r

 

Figure 7
Abbot Adelbert Gives the Book to Saint Pirmin,
Hornbach Sacramentary,
Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Codex U 1, fol. 8v-9r

 

Figure 8
Saint Pirmin Gives the Book to Saint Peter,
Hornbach Sacramentary,
Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Codex U 1, fol. 9v-10r

 

Figure 9
Saint Peter Gives the Book to Christ,
Hornbach Sacramentary,
Solothurn, Zentralbibliothek, Codex U 1, fol. 10v-11r

 

Figure 10
Keraldus and Heribertus Present Books to Bishop Egbert,
Egberti Codex,
Trier, Stadtbibliothek, Cod. 24, fol. 2r

 

Figure 11
Folio with Initial P, Incipit to the Commentary on the Letters of Saint Paul by Florus,
Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Ms. lat. 11575, fol. 1r

 

Figure 12
Abbess Hitda Presents the Book to Saint Walburga,
Hitda Codex,
Darmstadt, Hessische Landes- und Hochschulbibliothek, Hs. 1640 fol. 6r