Calligraphy, illumination, paper making, bookbinding, printing, and related sciences and arts
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-10-09 10:06
A collection of 16 manuscripts from medieval Timbuktu will go on display in Johannesburg, South Africa this month for the first time. The works are part of a 30,000 manuscript discovery from the city which was founded in the year 1100.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-04 16:05
Come one, come all and enjoy a day at the abbey learning more about the fine arts of calligraphy, illumination, bookbinding, heraldry and much more in many fun filled classes as well as plenty of youth activities.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-10-04 08:14
On October 14-15, 2005, Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, will host a two-day medieval manuscript conference featuring speakers from all over the world.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-10-02 12:35
"Masterpieces in Miniature: Italian Manuscript Illumination from the J. Paul Getty Museum" will be on display at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, through January 2.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-26 11:05
Anyone with a few extra thousand dollars may want to bid on a 15th century book of hours up for auction on eBay.
Submitted by Gro-Torstensdotter on Sat, 2005-09-10 12:56
This is the personal artwork of Malin Nilsson Norén (aka Gro Torstensdotter). She spent "too many years" recreating the middle ages and collected some of the special moments in these illuminations and pictures. Some of it in modern drawing style, some of it in Maciejowskij Bible style.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-09-09 11:08
The National Archives has an online tutorial on Palaeography, the science of reading old handwriting.
Submitted by Zabava on Tue, 2005-09-06 13:04
A belorussian Bible dating back to the time of the Reformation has been found in Germany.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-09-05 13:15
Archaeologists were recently surprised to find several pieces of birch bark near Veliky Novgorod in northwestern Russia inscribed with profanity.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-08-23 15:47
The British Library has made over 250 books documenting European festivals and cermonies from 1475 to 1700 available online.
Exhibit on medieval illuminated manuscripts opens at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University Library
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-08-04 13:14
"The Cambridge Illuminations: Ten Centuries of Book Production in the Medieval West," featuring over 200 illuminated manuscripts dating from the sixth to the sixteenth centuries, will be on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University Library through December 11.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-08-01 19:12
The Rose & Crowne features fine Renaissance clothing such as bodices, chemises, tunics, capes, cloaks, mantles, and more. Handmade, leather blank journals and hard bound books are perfect for the minstrel and the cook in which to keep all your creations. They also offer their own line of cooking spices and herbs, many of them organically grown.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-24 09:38
Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced that there will be a Known World Chroniclers' Meeting at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-07-18 10:34
Mistress Daedra McBeth a Gryphon, Coordinator of the AEthelmearc Scribal College at Pennsic, has announced that the College is open to all interested in the scribal arts. Registration is required.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2005-07-02 10:22
"Shrine and Shroud: Textiles in Illuminated Manuscripts" is on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles through October 2.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-01 16:20
The Fitzwilliam Museum and Cambridge University have teamed to present a major exhibit of illuminated manuscripts beginning July 26, 2005 and running through the month of December.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2005-06-23 07:22
The world's oldest monastery, Saint Catherine's in the Sinai Desert, plans to use hi-tech cameras to shed new light on ancient Christian texts preserved for centuries within its fortress walls.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-06-20 10:49
"Pearls of the Parrot of India" is on display at The Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Maryland, through September 11.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-06-15 10:28
The Pierpont Morgan Library has released a massive collection of medieval manuscripts in digital form on its CORSAIR website.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-11 12:19
Lady Despina ot Brasov has announced that there will be a Known World Scribes Gathering at the Pennsic War.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2005-06-01 12:15
The University of Saskatchewan is attempting to digitally reconstruct a large collection of medieval manuscripts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 11:04
A 13th century document discussing a land dispute in Scotland, which was taken to England by Edward I in 1296, has been returned to Scotland.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2005-05-23 16:21
The only known copy of Archimedes work known as the treatise "Method of Mechanical Theorems" may soon be visible again.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-22 07:59
Dutch scientists have discovered new, non-invasive techniques to identify the composition of the inks and pigments used in Gutenberg Bibles in order to better preserve the books.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-02 16:52
A fire, started by protestors in the Central Library of Manipur, India, has destroyed nearly 145,000 volumes, including some of the district's most ancient texts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 10:30
An 11th century gospel lectionary, missing from Canterbury Cathedral since the mid-16th century, has been recovered.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 16:24
Their Highnesses Prince Malcolm and Princess Tessa of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc have requested scroll blanks to be presented as gifts to Royals visiting the Pennsic War, and thus provoking the creation of AEthelmearc's Scrolls for Kingdoms Project.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 11:49
Corsair, the online research resource for the Pierpont Morgan Library, makes available thousands of digital images from the library's medieval and Renaissance manuscript collection.
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Wed, 2005-04-20 10:45
The Drachenwald online Order of Precedence (OP) can now accept registered armory and badge artwork for display in the OP.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Tue, 2005-04-19 11:04
Oxford scholars are using high-tech satelite technology to read the once hidden words on the hoard of manuscripts known as the Oxyrhynchus Papyri. In the last few days, works by Sophocles, Euripides, Hesiod and other classical greats have been deciphered, and it is believed early Christian texts are also amongst the works.