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Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages (David Ganz Daibhm O Croinin (trans)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1990) 9780521367264
Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages (David Ganz Daibhm O Croinin (trans)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1990) 9780521367264
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Title: Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Author: Ganz, David Daibhm O Croinin (trans)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1990

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521367264

Volumes: 1; Pages: 303

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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.ContentsList of abbreviationsPrefaceIntroductionPart I. Codicology1. Writing materials and writing tools2. The external characteristics of the written heritage3. Writing and copyingPart II. The History of Latin Script4. Latin script in antiquity5. Latin handwriting in the Middle Ages6. SupplementPart III. The Manuscript in Cultural History7. Roman and Christian antiquityPlatesBibliographyIndex of names and subjects
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