The Luttrell Psalter
Sir Geoffrey Luttrell
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The Luttrell Psalter is one one of most important medieval books in the world.
A psalter is a book of psalms, often accompanied by other material such as church calendars. But the Luttrell Psalter is much more than that. It's a masterpiece of the illuminator's art, containing hundreds of lavishly decorated pages, but, more unusually, it contains many depictions of everyday medieval life, from work in the fields to drinking games. These are rare in any book from this period.
The psalter was made for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell in Lincolnshire, some time between 1325 and 1335.
This eBookTreasures facsimile contains text and audio interpretation for selected pages and a 20 minute video enacting scenes from the book, bringing it to life in an extraordinary way.