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4th Century: Coptic Alphabet

Books, Miniatures, Writing and Supports
(Timeline Project)


4th to 9th centuries – The Coptic alphabet was used in Egypt and was perpetuated thereafter by the Coptic Christian church. 52 more words

Bookbinding

3rd Century: Oldest Complete Codices

Bookbinding, Miniatures, Writing and Paper
(Timeline project)

In the 3rd century, fragments of codices exist from 2nd c, but earliest extant complete codices date from 3rd c. 56 more words

Bookbinding

mexico city

Also known as the Aztec Calendar, sometimes confused with the Mayan Calendar, La Piedra del Sol sits within the walls of the Anthropology Museum in Mexico City. 33 more words

Art

2nd Century - Nag Hammadi

Bookbinding, Miniatures, Paper and Writing

100 – 199 CE (2nd century) — Nag Hammadi codices written on papyrus – Gnostic treatises written in Coptic, probably translated from Greek

Bookbinding

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. 178 more words

Manuscripts

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… 124 more words

Manuscripts