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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The script is stately, with fine hairline strokes on g and t and wedges on
ascenders and initial minims. The scribe's occasional use of Half'uncial a, an
indication of his calligraphic ambition, is seen in 'womma', 1. 21. The letters d and
S are ...
Four types of Gothic textualis are distinguished, and are graded according to how
minims are made.2 Two styles are formal (therefore jormata): prescissa and
quadrata. The feet are entirely cut off in littera prescissa, which has therefore the
Within Brown's grading terminology, the treatment of minims should be examined
carefully. Minims are linked, without lifting of the pen, in both media and currens
grades, with currens allowing for hands that are below average in accuracy and ...
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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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