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L"Isle Adam illuminated manuscripts and other illuminated choral books in Malta

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Published by MJ Publications in Valletta, Malta .
Written in English



  • Malta.


  • Villiers de L"Isle-Adam, Philippe, 1464-1534.,
  • Music -- Manuscripts -- Malta.,
  • Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Malta.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

Statementby Martina Caruana.
LC ClassificationsML93 .C33 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6877450M
ISBN 109990968349
LC Control Number00421244

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L’Isle Adam Choir Books centres around Malta’s landmark musical and liturgical collection in St. John’s Co-Cathedral. Its curator will present the precious heritage left to us by the Knights of St. John while Therese Zammit Lupi will speak of the L’Isle Adam manuscript, which are illuminated French choir books. The Cat and the Mice is found in Level 1, Book 2. Open Court Level 3, Book 2 also contains The Country Mouse and the City Mouse. You can, of course, also do an Internet search for other fables by Aesop. 4. Explain to the class that they are going to create their own manuscript, like the bestiary, based on Aesop's fables. 5. UAL Research Online is the online showcase of the research produced at University of the Arts London. We hold, manage, share and preserve the research material produced by the University's researchers, and ensure that it reaches the widest possible audience. The results of her study also provide the raw material for the proper preservation of the magnificent collection of illuminated liturgical manuscripts, also called L’Isle Adam’s Graduals.