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(Placename) the French name for Limburg13


(ˈlɪm bɜrg; Du. ˈlɪm bœrx)

a medieval duchy in W Europe: now divided into a province in the SE Netherlands (Limburg) and a province in NE Belgium (Limbourg).
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The Tres Riches Heures provides one of many examples of this, both in the sections produced by the Limbourg brothers before 1416, and those painted to complete the manuscript between 1485 and 1489.
Thus early chapters, such as 'Court Art and the Ars Nova', deal with late-fourteenth and early-fifteenth-century works by the likes of Claus Sluter, the Limbourg brothers and Jan van Eyck, whilst later chapters, such as 'Prints and Printmaking' and 'The Reformation's Challenge', focus on mostly sixteenth-century material.
NNA - Minister of Information Jamal Jarrah received this Friday at his office in the ministry the Director-General of the Deutsche Welle Foundation (Voice of Germany) Peter Limbourg, accompanied by the Director of the Arab Section, and the Director of the Middle East department at the Deutsche Welle Academy for Media Training.
Belgium's RTBF network said Saturday that the Limbourg prosecutor's office has opened an investigation on suspicion of fraud over payments and quoted spokesman Jeroen Swijssen as saying three of the festival organizers were questioned Friday night.
(15) However, according to the Dutch jurist Hugo Grotius (1583-1645), as the feudal system spread across Europe and the prince was looked on as the ultimate owner of all lands, his right to claim title to treasure trove became ius commune et quasi gentium (16) (a common and quasi-international right) in England, Germany (including the Netherlands and parts of what is now Belgium (Brabant, Limbourg, Luttich, Luxembourg)), France (including Flanders, Henneau and Namur in what is now Belgium), Spain and Denmark.
(1) Eugene Rice, Saint Jerome in the Renaissance (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988), figure 10; an illustration of this legend from the Limbourg brothers' fifteenth century manuscript, The Belles Heures, is available as a high-resolution image at:
[51.] Krezdorn N, Limbourg A, Paprottka FJ, Konneker, Ipaktchi R, Vogt PM.
The Tres riches heures of the Duc de Berry, illustrated by the three Limbourg brothers from 1413 to 1416 (completed in the 1480s by Jean Colombe), is justly considered the apex of devotional illumination: on 206 folios it included 65 exquisite full-page illustrations and 63 half-page miniatures placed in columns.