New Series: Ancient & Medieval Manuscripts

Interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts? I am currently working on a series that will (briefly) introduce codicology & paleography. Codicology (from Latin cōdex, genitivecōdicis, “notebook, book”; and Greek -λογία, -logia): The study of books as physical objects, especially manuscripts written on parchment (or paper) in codex form. Paleography (from Greek: παλαιός, palaiós, “old”, and γράφειν, graphein, “to write”):  The study of ancient and historical handwriting (that is to say, of the forms and processes of writing, not the textual content … Continue reading New Series: Ancient & Medieval Manuscripts