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Brown, Michelle

ISR Distinguished Senior Fellow
Professor Emeritus,School of Advanced Study, University of London MichelleBrown
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Michelle P. Brown PhD, FSA, is a leading expert in medieval manuscript studies. Her research is instrumental in her association with the Manuscript Research Collegium housed at ISR. Her research interests include the transition from Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages, the Conversion to Christianity, Biblical and Liturgical manuscripts, early relatons between East and West (she is currently researching manuscripts at St Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai), Anglo-Saxon and Celtic Early Christian cultures and manuscript illumination and its interpretation. She is currently Professor Emeritus at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, a Visiting Professor at University College London and a Visiting Resarch Fellow at Durham University. Her former positions include the Curator of Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library, Professor of Medieval Manuscript Studies and Course Tutor to the History of the Book MA at the School of Advanced Study, University of London, the Sandars Lecturer in Bibliography at Cambridge University, and Lay Canon and Chapter Member at St Paul’s Cathedral, London. Professor Brown has written, lectured and broadcast widely. Her publications include the following books: The Book of Cerne: Prayer, Patronage and Power in Ninth-Century England, A Guide to Western Historical Scripts from Antiquity to 1600, The British Library Guide to Writing and Scripts, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: a Glossary of Technical Terms, The Lindisfarne Gospels: Society, Spirituality and the Scribe, How Christianity Came to Britain and Ireland, The Lion Companion to Christian Art, St Paul’s Cathedral Guidebook, You’re History, How People Make the Difference, In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000, The World of the Luttrell Psalter, Manuscripts From the Anglo-Saxon Age, The Luttrell Psalter: a Facsimile, The Holkham Bible: a Facsimile, The Lindisfarne Gospels and the Early Medieval World, and The Book and the Transformation of Britain, c.550-1050. She has also curated several major exhibitions, including: Heirs of Rome: the Transformation of the Roman World (British Museum / British Library), Painted Labyrinth: the World of the Lindisfarne Gospels (British Library), and In the Beginning: Bibles Before the Year 1000 (Smithsonian Institute)

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