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Forgery or Imitation or Neither The Mystery of the Pierpont Morgan Golden Gospels

Forgery or Imitation or Neither The Mystery of the Pierpont Morgan Golden Gospels
Room 400, Alumni Hall 121 St Joseph Street St Michaelís College
Time: Apr 25th, 4:15 pm End: Apr 25th, 6:15 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Religion, Study of (FAS), Medieval Studies (FAS), Humanities, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), English (FAS), 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
2013 Boyle Lecture

The Friends of the Library Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies present:

Professr James P. Carley, Distinguished Research Professor and Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies at York University.

Forgery or Imitation or Neither: The Mystery of the Pierpont Morgan Golden Gospels

James P. Carley is Distinguished Research Professor at York University, Associate Fellow of the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and the foremost authority on the library of King Henry VIII. His books include The Chronicle of Glastonbury Abbey (1985), Glastonbury Abbey: History and Legends (1988; rev. ed. 1996), The Books of King Henry VIII and His Wives (2004), the commentary volume to the facsimile edition of King Henry’’s Prayer Book (2009) produced by The Folio Society and, most recently, an edition and translation of John Leland’’s De uiris illustirubus, which inaugurated British Writers of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, a series copublished by the Institute and the Bodleian Library. He is also co-editor of Shorter Benedictine Catalogues (1996) and editor of The Libraries of King Henry VIII (2000) in the Corpus of British Medieval Library Catalogues.


A reception will follow the lecture in the Laurence K. Shook Common Room at the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 59 Queen’’s Park Crescent East. For further information, or to join the Friends, please visit www.pims.ca/amici/friends.html.

For general inquiries please call the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies at 416 926 7142.

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