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4th Century: Official Script of the Christian Church

Books, Miniatures, Writing and Supports
(Timeline Project)

4th century – Latin is the official language of the Christian church in Rome. Uncial is the official script (though it had no official name until the 18th c.). 68 more words

Bookbinding Timeline

On the Nature of Things

While reading Stephen Greenblatt’s The Swerve, I became interested in Lucretius, the Roman philosopher and poet who authored De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). 50 more words

Calligraphy

Spring has finally arrived

I did this for our Reddit Spring/Easter contest. As of this writing, the contest is still undecided, so I guess I can cross my fingers. There’s some good competition, though… 206 more words

Quotations

Common Strokes in Your Script

I added a new category for people to be able to find this series more easily.  Click on Categories and then select “Taking the Next Step – Calligraphy” to find posts for this series and previous posts that are designed to help calligraphers take that next step. 571 more words

Ian The Green

Je Suis Charlie

My work is about as non-controversial as it gets without being about babies dressed up as kittens (and I’m sure PETA would somehow find a way to object to that). 91 more words

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