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  1. Illuminated manuscript

    An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition of the term, an illuminated manuscript refers only to manuscripts decorated with gold or silver, but in both common usage and modern scholarship, the term refers to any decorated or illustrated manuscript from Western traditions. Comparable Far Eastern and Mesoamerican works are described as painted. Islamic manuscripts may be referred to as illuminated, illustrated or painted, though using essentially the same techniques as Western works. The earliest surviving substantive illuminated manuscripts are from the period AD 400 to 600, produced in Italy and the Eastern Roman Empire. The significance of these works lies not only in their inherent artistic and historical value, but also in the maintenance of a link of literacy offered by non-illuminated texts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of illuminated manuscript in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

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    The numerical value of illuminated manuscript in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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