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Introduction to manuscript studies

Introduction to manuscript studies

Author: Raymond Clemens; Timothy Graham
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A comprehensive and accessible orientation to the field of medieval manuscript studies.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Clemens; Timothy Graham
ISBN: 9780801438639 0801438632 9780801487088 0801487080
OCLC Number: 487164034
Notes: Writing supports. Text and decoration. Correction, glossing, and annotation. Assembling, binding, and storing the completed manuscript. Working with medieval manuscripts. Punctuation and abbreviation. Encounters with damaged manuscripts. Assessing manuscript origin and provenance. Manuscript description. Selected scripts. The Bible and related texts. Liturgical books and their calendars. Books of hours. Charters and cartularies. Maps. Rolls and scrolls. Appendix : tools for the study of medieval Latin / by Anders Winroth. Glossary
Description: xvi, 301 s. : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Writing supports --
Text and decoration --
Correction, glossing, and annotation --
Assembling, binding, and storing the completed manuscript --
Working with medieval manuscripts --
Punctuation and abbreviation --
Encounters with damaged manuscripts --
Assessing manuscript origin and provenance --
Manuscript description --
Selected scripts --
The Bible and related texts --
Liturgical books and their calendars --
Books of hours --
Charters and cartularies --
Maps --
Rolls and scrolls --
Appendix : tools for the study of medieval Latin / by Anders Winroth --
Responsibility: Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham
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