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Celia Chazelle

headshotProfessor of History

Early Medieval History

Yale University (PhD, 1985)





  • The Codex Amiatinus and its “Sister” Bibles: Scripture, Liturgy, and Art in the Milieu of the Venerable Bede (Brill Publishing, 2019.)
  • Celia Chazelle and Burton Van Name Edwards, eds., The Study of the Bible in the Carolingian Era (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2003)
  • The Crucified God in the Carolingian Era: Theology and the Art of Christ’s Passion (Cambridge University Press, 2001)
  • “Archbishops Ebo and Hincmar of Reims and the Utrecht Psalter,” Speculum 72 (1997)
  • “Figure, Character, and the Glorified Body in the Carolingian Eucharistic Controversy,” Traditio 47 (1992)
  • (editor) Literacy, Politics, and Artistic Innovation in the Early Medieval West (University Press of America, 1992)
  • “Pictures, Books and the Illiterate: Pope Gregory I’s Letters to Serenus of Marseilles,” Word and Image 6 (1990)