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London Rare Books School, Week 1 - The Medieval Book

decoration29 June 2015|03 July 2015
This course will provide an intensive introduction to manuscript culture during Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The historical contexts for manuscript production will be explored and the landscape populated with some of those who commissioned and made these remarkable works. Techniques of production, terminology and methods of description and cataloguing will be examined and a brief survey of palaeography and codicology will be provided. Styles and principal trends will be studied, with the aid of digital images, slides, facsimiles and primary sources (with valuable opportunities to examine manuscripts at the British Library, the V&A and Senate House Library). The Course Tutor and additional lecturers are all acknowledged experts in their fields and will share their experience and perspectives as scholars and curators.

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DATE
29 June 2015|03 July 2015
ADDRESS
Malet Street
CITY
EXHIBITOR NUMBER
12
ORGANIZED BY
Institute of English Studies in the University of London
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