Library early closure: The Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 October to prepare for the annual Keith Murdoch Oration. More information

Facade conservation & repair works: Over the next few weeks there will be intermittent noise in the La Trobe Reading Room while work is carried out on the external walls. More information

Library early closure & facade conservation works
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The medieval imagination

The medieval imagination exhibition of medieval and Renaissance illuminated manuscripts celebrated the art of the hand-written book or manuscript.

Dating from the 8th to 16th centuries, the manuscripts on display included examples of deluxe book production from Byzantium, England, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. Works on display included sacred traditional texts as well as works of music, law, history, science and literature.

This exhibition was held from 28 March to 15 June 2008.

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