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The Final Bit On Books

From my post Even More on the History of Books, we know that after the fall of the Western Roman Empire, the illuminated manuscript was being developed in monasteries of Europe, and that the codices that were produced were usually copies of older books, either Christian texts, mainly the  475 more words

Art And Literature

Summer posts: Visigothic script animals! #medieval_illumination @STORIFY

It is time for say hi to all of those who are enjoying summer holidays and amuse their eyes with beautiful Visigothic related stuff while looking at the nature/busy city/comfortable couch around. 172 more words


Summer posts: Visigothic script initials #medieval_illumination @storify

Over the past few days I have tried to complete an alphabet with examples of the initials used in manuscripts in Visigothic script, shared on… 118 more words


Summer posts: Recipe for a good Beatus #medievalbestsellerDONE @storify

A long long time ago, that is, last winter when I just arrived in Toronto – Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, in my constant search for… 182 more words