A Knight's Bookshelf

Date: Wednesday October 29, 2014, at 7 pm
Location: Museum Lecture Hall, Getty Center

Admission: Free. Reservation required

Nancy Regalado, professor of medieval French literature at New York University, discusses the importance of manuscripts in the world of the medieval nobility. These books with their lavish images were prestigious commissions, precious material possessions, sources of thrilling entertainment, and also vehicles for teaching moral and spiritual values to knights. Complements the exhibition Chivalry in the Middle Ages.