A magnificent code

Biblioteca Teresiana

This manuscript, visually very impressive,   is probably the most well-known of the entire library of the monastery of Saint Benedict in Polirone. It has been exhibited several times also in international exhibitions. It contains magnificent illustrations by two miniaturists who have different styles and different methodological approaches. This manuscript is evidence of the high quality of the activities carried out in the “scriptorium”.

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Ideato e promosso da / Founded and Promoted by:
Mattia Palazzi (Sindaco del Comune di Mantova)
con Lorenza Baroncelli (Assessore alla rigenerazione urbana e del territorio, marketing urbano, progetti e relazioni internazionali del Comune di Mantova)

Coordinamento Scientifico / Scientific Coordinator:
Sebastiano Sali

Curatore testi e immagini / Superintendent texts and images:
Giovanni Pasetti

Foto di / Photo by:
Gian Maria Pontiroli

Redazione/ Editors:
Erica Beccalossi
Sara Crimella
Carlotta Depalmas
Veronica Zirelli

In collaborazione con / In collaboration with:
Biblioteca Teresiana

Un ringraziamento speciale a / A special thanks to:
Cesare Guerra
Pasquale Di Viesti
Emma Catherine Gainsforth

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