Calligraphy, illumination, paper making, bookbinding, printing, and related sciences and arts
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2005-02-11 09:35
This week, Dame Aoife provides a plethora of pointers to pages on pens, pencils, and other paraphenalia of period publication.
Submitted by Katharine on Fri, 2005-02-11 00:40
Are you a scribe? Are you attending Estrella War? If your answer is “Yes,
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-06 15:21
A last-minute effort to save importation of the 14th century Macclesfield Psalter has been successful. The manuscript will be retained by the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-02 15:32
A treasury of Renaissance woodcuts will be on display at the Grolier Club in New York City, featuring manuscripts from the collection of Lessing J. Rosenwald.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-01-30 08:55
The Monmouth County (NJ) Historical Association is featuring an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts from the medieval period, from the private collection of County Historian George Moss.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-28 17:10
Dame Aoife discusses Medieval Psalters in this week's edition of Aoife's Links.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-01-27 15:45
"The Early History of the Bible" will be on display at The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD, through May 1, 2005.
Submitted by ianuk on Wed, 2005-01-26 11:15
When Cecilia Mowebray was to be elevated to the Order of the Laurel in Atenveldt, a team of scribes worked long hours preparing a very special scroll for the occasion. Lady Ianuk Raventhourne shares photos of this beautiful work.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-25 21:16
The non-profit Montefiascone Project is offering summer 2005 courses related to the scribal arts in a medieval setting north of Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-01-20 12:45
Join us for a day of Heraldic Hijinks and Scribal Skill Building!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-10 09:15
The Shire of Grey Gargoyles will play host to experts from the University of Chicago Special Collections for a special display of medieval books and manuscripts.
Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 2005-01-09 07:52
Raised Gold is a purveyor of quality illuminated miniatures professionally painted by Countess Nerissa de Saye, OL.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 11:38
A fund-raising campaign by England's National Art Collections Fund to attempt to keep the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter in the country has fallen short by UK£100,000.
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.