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Lost wax process of metal casting
Enameling technique used for jewelry making
The initials in Greek of the first three letters of Christ's name, Chi-Rho-Iota
The predecessor of the modern book. A codex is made up of pages of vellum or parchment, bound together at one side with a cover
- Symbols for the authors at the four New Testament books which are narratives of the life of Christ.
- Matthew = angel (man)
- Mark = Lion
- Luke = Ox
- John = Eagle
A coat of gold that is applied to surfaces like paintings, sculptures, and architecture
An elaborately illustrated manuscript
Paper like material made from bleached lambskin and used in illuminated manuscripts
Illustrated book of Psalms (book in the Old Testament of the new Bible)
- A container for the keeping of Relics
- (in Christianity, Relics are the body parts, clothing, or objects associated with a saint or Christ)
Renovation imperii Romani
Latin for "Renewal of the Roman Empire," as seen in the Carolingian Renaissance under Charlemagne
- Monastic centers of manuscript illumination
- it's an actual room!
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