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Illuminated manuscripts were primarily used for religious texts, such as The Bible, Psalms, or prayer books. They were also used for royal or important legal documents and manuscripts of important literature.

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Illuminated manuscripts were primarily used to?

Illuminated manuscripts were primarily used to communicate christian teachings.

Illuminated manuscripts were primary used to?

communicate Christian teachings

What means illuminated manuscripts?

Illuminated manuscripts are brilliantly colored, hand-written books with illustrations.

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Illuminated manuscripts refer to when text is accompanied by some form of decorations. This can be a border, initials or pictures.

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Who worked on the illuminated manuscripts?

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What is special about illuminated manuscripts as opposed to ordinary manuscripts?

Illuminated manuscripts are special as opposed to ordinary manuscripts because they are adorned with silver and gold trim which reflects the light and illuminates the pages. The material is not necessary actually silver and gold, however.

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Phoebe Jo Allender has written: 'Illuminated liturgical manuscripts from France, Italy, Spain(XIV-XVIII centuries)' -- subject(s): Catalogs, Catholic Church, Illuminated Manuscripts, Kentucky, Kentucky. University. Libraries, Manuscripts, Illuminated

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What was the Illuminated Manuscript made on?

Illuminated manuscripts were written on vellum, a paper-like material made from the skin of calves, sheep, or goats.

What were the painted books called that monks created in the Middle Ages?

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