Montefiascone Project Offers Medieval Experience in Summer Courses

The non-profit Montefiascone Project is offering summer 2005 courses related to the scribal arts in a medieval setting north of Rome.

The Montefiascone Project is working to fund the restoration of the Library of the Seminario Barbarigo in Montefiascone on Lake Bolsena in Italy, and offers course related to books and the scribal arts starting at $640 US for week-long courses. The site is a medieval, walled city.

Summer 2005 offerings include:

Week I 25-29 July
Re-creating the Medieval Palette

Week 2-1-5 August
Historic Album Structures

Week 3-8-12 August
The Conservation and Repair and binding of Parchment Manuscripts

Week 4-15-19 August
The Stonyhurst Gospel

For more information and complete class descriptions, visit the website.