Unformatted text preview: * Volturno Exultet Roll of 981-987 The Millenium * group of manuscripts belonging to Otto III probably dating from 998 to 1002-- they stress contrition, penance, purification, which are the apocalyptic character of the evangelist portraits * Bamberg apocalypse probably dates from after 1000, so some might say that this fact alone means they couldn’t have been millenniaristic. but mayr-harting says this is oversimplistic. who can say what momentum is generated by millenniaristic fears and anticipations once aroused in whatever way?...
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- Fall '06
- Christian terms, Apocalypse, Millennialism, Bamberg Apocalyptic Manuscripts, Ottonian Book Illumination