LOS ANGELES—The J. Paul Getty Museum presents Ethiopian Manuscript Illumination in Context, a half-day seminar examining the Museum’s recently acquired Ethiopian Gospel book from 1504/5. The seminar features prominent scholars of Ethiopian Christianity and illumination, presenting current research to enrich understanding of this fascinating manuscript. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the Ethiopian Gospels featured in the current Museum exhibition Building the Medieval World.
Manuscript Illumination in Context is offered Wednesday, March 10, 2010, from
10am-1pm in the Museum Lecture Hall at the
"The Ethiopian Gospel book offers Getty visitors the unusual opportunity to view a manuscript filled with striking and powerful images produced by one of the earliest Christian traditions in the world,” said Sciacca.
Ethiopian Manuscript Illumination in Context is free, but reservations are
required and seats are limited. For reservations, visit www.getty.edu or
call (310) 440-7300. Parking at the