Calligraphy, illumination, paper making, bookbinding, printing, and related sciences and arts
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2004-10-14 18:08
This week, Dame Aoife looks at medieval and historical libraries.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-13 21:00
This week, Dame Aoife walks on the wild side with annotated links relating to medieval bestiaries.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 19:30
Sharon J. Huntington of the Christian Science Monitor looks at the history of ink from prehistory through medieval times and up to the nineteenth century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-02 15:20
Alienor Sanz-Argent has announced the formation of a Bookbinders' Guild in the Kingdom of An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-19 12:11
David Rapp of Haaretz International takes a look at the Vienna Genesis, a 6th century illuminated biblical codex held by the Austrian National Library in Vienna.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 20:50
The National Art Collections Fund has offered £500,000 to help save the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter which was recently sold at auction.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-14 11:59
The Lochac Saga, an illuminated book detailing the history of the Kingdom, is now available to view online.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-31 11:23
Columnist David Rapp looks at illuminated manuscripts, their history, and their place in medieval life in an article for Haaretz.com.
Submitted by Mathilda on Sat, 2004-08-28 11:00
Exhibition of 30 rare, original documents and books on loan from The Remnant Trust August 24-December 15, 2004, Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-08-27 09:55
The earliest example of a book bag has been found in Scotland.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-21 07:38
Arts Minister Estelle Morris has deferred the export of the Macclesfield Psalter, a 14th century manuscript from East Anglia, to its purchaser, Los Angeles' Getty Museum, to give British bidders an opportunity to gather the funds to purchase it.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-08-03 12:17
Despina de la Brasov has announced that there will be a Known World Scribal Gathering at the Middle Kingdom Royal Encampment at this year's Pennsic War.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-07-20 14:36
A researcher at Cambridge University, while researching the history of medieval scribes in London, has found that the copyist who worked for Geoffrey Chaucer was a man named Adam Pinkhurst, who joined the Scriveners' Company of London in 1392.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 09:07
Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2004-07-02 09:25
In an article in Scientific American, Gordon Rugg discusses recent findings about the infamous Voynich Manuscript, a mysterious document filled with arcane symbols.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-30 16:29
''Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380-1450'' will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through August 29.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 10:22
The Known World Scribal Gathering will take place at this year's Pennsic War at the Middle Kingdom's Royal Encampment.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2004-06-17 09:14
Quizilla wants to know, based on your responses to a "personality" quiz, "What calligraphy hand are you?"
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-16 09:05
''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-14 10:18
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-04-04 14:50
Dame Aoife share links on the subject of medieval seals and signets.
Submitted by Aoife on Mon, 2003-09-08 01:52
Dame Aoife shares her collection of links dealing with calligraphy and illumination.