Calligraphy, illumination, paper making, bookbinding, printing, and related sciences and arts
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2005-06-23 08:22
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 11:49
"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 11:28
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 13:19
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 13:15
The University of Saskatchewan is attempting to digitally reconstruct a large collection of medieval manuscripts.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-05-28 12:04
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 17:21
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 08:59
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 17:52
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 11:30
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 17:24
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 12:49
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 11:45
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 12:04
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.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 19:08
A renovation and modernization project at Oxford's Bodleian Library would see most of the 6 million books housed in the main building moved to other locations.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-04-18 16:01
Jesse Meyer, an expert in parchment-making, will present a 2-day workshop on parchment techniques in May 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-14 12:34
"Romanesque France," an exhibition of 300 works of Romanesque art, will be on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris until June 6, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-04-14 09:25
"Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible" will be on display at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts through July 3.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-10 12:55
William Grimes of the New York Times reviews The Scarith of Scornello: A Tale of Renaissance Forgery, a new book by Ingrid D. Rowland about Renaissance forgery that rocked the literary world.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-03 18:33
The St. John's Bible, a modern work being created by period means, will go on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Art April 10, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-03-27 10:25
On March 19, three new exhibits on Japanese and Near Eastern artwork opened at the Sackler & Freer Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-23 19:04
A 14th genealogical roll written in Norman French was sold recently to a private collector, assuring that the manuscript will remain in England.
Submitted by Johnnae on Sat, 2005-03-19 14:00
The British Library web site now features William Caxton’s digital images of two editions of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, probably printed in 1476 and 1483, in an online exhibit called "Treasures in Full: Caxton's Chaucer".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-16 18:15
The Codex Sinaiticus, the earliest copy of the New Testament, is scheduled to be digitized and published on CD-ROM.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-11 17:36
A permanent display of documents dating to the Middle Ages is being hosted by England's Arundel Castle.
Submitted by Johnnae on Wed, 2005-03-02 12:02
The February 25 issue of Science magazine features an article about estimating the quantity of medieval knowledge that has survived in scribal form, versus the amount that has been lost to us due to destruction of the manuscripts over time.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-02-27 17:01
Dame Aoife takes a walk on the medieval wild side this week, with links about the lighter side of scribal arts proving that people in the Middle Ages did have a sense of humor.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-23 13:06
Join us July 15-17 for the Coronation of the successors to the Sable Throne of An Tir!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-23 10:39
Please allow us to extend the hospitality of the Outlands to heralds and scribes everywhere. Join us this July for the Known World Heraldic and Scribal Symposium.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-02-11 10:35
This week, Dame Aoife provides a plethora of pointers to pages on pens, pencils, and other paraphenalia of period publication.