Guide to Scripts Used in English Writings Up to 1500
British Library, 2005 - 294 pagina's
Despite a resurgence of interest in the history of the English language, this work is the only book available to introduce readers to the scripts used in Old and Middle English writing. The best way to understand changes in scripts across time is through visual examples, and this highly illustrated book reveals precisely how Middle English is different from Old English and how these gradual changes have developed.áImages from important literary texts such as Caedmon’s “Hymn” and the Lindisfarne Gospels demonstrate the chronological progression of the writing.
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Small scholarly minuscule probably didn't change much over a long period of
time: the type well established in the ninth-century Vespasian Psalter gloss (pi.
2a) is not unlike that used by Aldred for glossing the Lindisfarne Gospels in the ...
How far the details are be trusted is much debated, not least because of our
difficulty with the meaning of 'giSryde' and 'gibelde' (the italics above indicate a
need for caution), but the scribe, Eadfrith, was bishop of Lindisfarne (698'72i),
and the ...
Second son of William Bow(y)er. Educated at Oxford; Clifford's Inn; Middle
Temple. (Oxford DNB). (5) According to CAMDEN he had Cotton Nero D. iv (
Lindisfarne Gospels) perhaps as early as 1603. The manuscript could even have
passed to ...
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This book needs a divorce lawyer. A divorce lawyer to split the text from the illustrations, that is. The purpose of this book is presumably to teach paleography (the study of scripts) as it applies ... Volledige review lezen
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