Calligraphy, illumination, paper making, bookbinding, printing, and related sciences and arts
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-30 10:49
Lady Aelana of the Kingdom of An Tir has announced plans for the Antir Book Arts College to be recognized as a guild at the upcoming Twelfth Night event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 18:18
Artist Daniel Reeve has found himself up to his ink-stained elbows in work. As the calligrapher and cartographer for the Lord of the Rings films, he is now very busy with many new projects.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-22 10:40
Henry VIII used the margins of his books as a useful place to make notes and comments. Ben Macintyre of the London Times discusses marginalia, the propensity of scholars to notate in the margins of books.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2004-12-21 16:02
"Images of Violence in the Medieval World" will be on display at the Getty in Los Angeles, CA, through March 13, 2005.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-20 21:01
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reviews an exhibit of illuminated manuscripts at the Cleveland Museum of Art that demonstrates "the development of Christian imagery during the Middle Ages and early Renaissance."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 09:40
Visitors to London will be able to see Britain's oldest printed document on display at the National Archives.
Submitted by MSiobhan on Fri, 2004-12-17 10:36
Buzz abounds about Google’s announcement of special agreements made with five leading research libraries to digitize their collections. An SCAtoday.net Reporter, Mistress Siobhan O'Neill, offers this in-depth look at Google's library initiative.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-11-27 15:10
"Letterwriting in Renaissance England," on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through April 2, 2005 traces the evolution of Renaissance letter-writing.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-11-22 16:46
The Committee for Medieval Studies of the University of British Columbia invites paper proposals for their upcoming conference Cartography in Antiquity and the Middle Ages: Fresh Perspectives, New Methods.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 14:20
Mistress Nicolaa de Bracton, Society Chronicler, has announced the A.S. 38 William Blackfox Award winners. The Blackfox Awards are given for excellence in chronicling.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-10 09:39
Has Johannes Gutenberg been wrongly credited with the invention of the printing press? An Italian researcher thinks so.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 10:47
The Cleveland Museum of Art will host en exhibit entitled Dukes & Angels: Art from the Court of Burgundy (1364-1419) October 24, 2004 through January 9, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-05 17:17
This Israeli web site has high-resolution scans of many historical maps of cities throughout the world. Many are late-period (1500s and beyond), but some are earlier than that.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-19 13:24
The Shire of Silver Rylle proudly announces that it will be hosting, with the generous permission of the Shire of Owl's Reste, Fields of Gold, a combination Golden Seamstress competition and Golden Quill competition, on February 4 & 5, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 16:51
A page stolen from the Renaissance manuscript, the Sforza Hours, has at last been returned to the masterpiece.
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.