Hanno Wijsman

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Research interests

Medieval libraries. Medieval history. Cultural history. France and the Burgundian Netherlands. Manuscript production. Book possession. Library history. Function and use of books. The transition from manuscript to print. Gender aspects of book possession. Transmission of manuscripts and libraries. Early printed books. Illuminated manuscripts. Miniatures. Text-image relationships in illustrated manuscripts. Art patronage. Iconography. The use of images as a source for historical research.
Keywords:ancient libraries, artist, book history, codicology, illumination, library, manuscript culture, manuscript production, relations between readers and/or books producers.
Studied area(s):Belgium, France, Netherlands.
Studied period:1301-1600

Academic background

Discipline(s):Medieval History.
Institution(s):Centre national de la recherche scientifique, Institut de recherche et d'histoire des textes.
Highest degree: PhD or equivalent.