Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages

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Cambridge University Press, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 291 pages
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First published in 1979, this work, by the greatest living authority on medieval palaeography, offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date account in any language of the history of Latin script. It contains a detailed account of the role of the book in cultural history from antiquity to the Renaissance and outlines the history of book illumination. By setting the development of Latin script in its cultural context, it provides an unrivalled introduction to the nature of medieval Latin culture.

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Probably the primary text on Latin script and book history from old Roman Capitals to Humanist Bookhand. For as much as it covers, this book is as clear and concise as they come. Excellent, indispensable resource. Read full review

Review: Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages

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Probably the primary text on Latin script and book history from old Roman Capitals to Humanist Bookhand. For as much as it covers, this book is as clear and concise as they come. Excellent, indispensable resource. Read full review

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