Bernhard Bischoff on the Study of Medieval Script

Originally posted on medievalfragments:
By David Ganz Editorial note – David Ganz is Visiting Professor of Palaeography at the University of Notre Dame and a Research Associate of Darwin College, University of Cambridge. His guest blog summarises a much-overlooked publication by Bernhard Bischoff (d. 1991), the great expert on Caroline script and Carolingian book culture.…

Brepols Titles on Manuscript Studies

Selection of new titles on manuscript studies covering a wide variety of subjects, ranging from palaeography and handwriting to manuscript illumination:  Jean Pucelle. Innovation and collaboration in Manuscript Painting (more info: click here) Books of Hours Reconsidered (more info: click here) The Making of the Vernon Manuscript. The Production and Contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, … Continue reading

Publication – Donatella Nebbiai-Dalla Guarda, “Le Discours des livres. Bibliothèques et manuscrits en Europe. IXe-XVe siècle”

[reblogged from L’agenda du médiéviste: Le blog du Réseau des médiévistes belges de langue française (RMBLF)] Lieux de conservation et de transmission des textes, les bibliothèques médiévales ont une histoire qui s’écrit en même temps que celle de l’affirmation du livre comme outil de communication culturelle et sociale. Cet ouvrage retrace l’évolution de l’aspect et … Continue reading

Must-Read Book: Medieval Autograph Manuscripts

Proceedings of the XVIIth Colloquium of the Comité International de Paléographie Latine, held in Ljubljana, 7-10 September 2010 N. Golob (ed.) approx. XIV+601 p., 280 b/w ill. + 14 colour ill., 3 b/w tables, 210 x 270 mm, 2013 ISBN: 978-2-503-54916-3 Languages: English, French, German Retail price: EUR 95,00 excl. tax Bibliologia (BIB 36) – Brepols … Continue reading