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6th Century: Insular Majuscule

Books, Miniatures, Writing and Supports
(Timeline Project)

6th c—Insular Majuscule developed in Ireland from Half-Uncial; innovations include ligatures, creative stretching and shaping of letters and wedged or triangular serifs. 89 more words

Bookbinding Timeline

6th Century: Uncial and Half-Uncial

Books, Miniatures, Writing and Supports
(Timeline Project)

By the 6th century—Uncial script (majuscule) becoming highly artificialized and Half-Uncial beginning to take on characteristics of lowercase letters; more ascenders and descenders. 78 more words

Bookbinding Timeline

Chi Nyugen

Skillful board-edge pen lettering by Society of Scribes’ own Chi Nguyen at Anna Pinto’s Paste Paper Party! : : : : : :

Calligraphy

5th Century: Uncial Spreads with Christianity

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(Timeline Project)

From the 5th century on—For important works, Uncial became the major script of Western Europe as it spread with Christianity… 52 more words

Bookbinding

Book Word of the Day: Uncial

While reading “Books will Speak Plain” by Julia Miller I came across a new book word I was familiar with, but could not remember. The word is used on page 46 to describe a type of script learned by scribes in England from books imported from Italy. 132 more words

James Davis

Learning a New Script - Book of Kells

I thought it might be fun to walk everyone (crickets) through how I go about learning a new script – specifically a historical one from a specific source.  967 more words

Calligraphy