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Climate in Medieval Ireland: AD 500-1600

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The aim of the dissertation is to reconstruct climate in Medieval Ireland using documentary and dendrochronological proxy data from Ireland and Northern Europe.
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Beneficios que puede tener este tipo de estudios para estudiar manuscritos medievales? Relación entre el clima del lugar y la posibilidad de sostener con mayor o menor facilidad un rebaño de ovejas/cabras/vacas de las que obtener pergamino.

 

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Catalog of Visigothic script manuscripts

Catalog of Visigothic script manuscripts | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
This post is about something I have been working on for long time: a catalog of manuscripts written, wholly or in part - including those with only notes or glosses -, in Visigothic script. I hope y...
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Using the catalog of Visigothic script manuscripts: problems and solutions

Using the catalog of Visigothic script manuscripts: problems and solutions | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
Last month two people who are using the Catalog of Visigothic script manuscripts for their own research contacted me trying to solve some problems regarding contents and dates of some of the codice...
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Visigothic vs. Carolingian script. Context (I)

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I have been posting lately about Visigothic script in transition to Carolingian script, addressing the topic by considering the medieval roads of Galicia by which the influence of the new writing s...
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The roads of Medieval Galicia. Fighting against the Carolingian script?

The roads of Medieval Galicia. Fighting against the Carolingian script? | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
Last week I went to the Robarts - UofT Library with my meditated list of books to borrow for the next step of the project - cultural context of sources, Galicia 9th-10th centuries. As always happen...
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The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books

The Palaeography of Gothic Manuscript Books | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
This book provides a detailed discussion of the handwriting in manuscript books produced in western and central Europe from c.1100 to c.1530.
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Medieval Manuscripts in North Carolina | Curiositas: The RBSC Blog

Medieval Manuscripts in North Carolina | Curiositas: The RBSC Blog | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
On 14-15 November undergraduates in Dr. Scott Gwara's course “Reading the Medieval Book” encountered more than forty medieval manuscripts at UNC's Wilson Library and Ackland Art Museum, and at the Rubenstein ...
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Browse | Polonsky Foundation Digitization Project

Browse | Polonsky Foundation Digitization Project | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it

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Thanks to the Polonsky Foundation, some of the Vatican’s old manuscripts are now available online. The website went live this week and includes manuscripts from both the Vatican and the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford.
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"Incipit Breviarium de omnibus sanctis": Un códice Breviario de la Catedral de Lugo (siglo XIII)

"Incipit Breviarium de omnibus sanctis": Un códice Breviario de la Catedral de Lugo (siglo XIII) | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it

En el actual Archivo del Capítulo Catedralicio de Lugo (Galicia, España) se conserva un interesante monumento de la civilización medieval hispana. Es un manuscrito que manifiesta todas las características propias de haberse producido en un Scriptorium eclesiástico, probablemente vinculado a esta catedral, con un gran sabor escolástico.

El manuscrito está encuadernado con tapas de madera de nogal, forradas de piel o badana. Sus folios están escritos sobre pergamino, y destacan sus letras capitales, de sencilla factura y policromía en rojo y azul. Está confeccionado con escritura gótica libraria; abarca unos 427 folios; y presenta actualmente las dimensiones de 240 x 175 mm.

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A global team is revolutionizing the preservation of ancient manuscripts - Sinai's St. Catherine's monastery

A global team is revolutionizing the preservation of ancient manuscripts - Sinai's St. Catherine's monastery | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it

Michael Toth points at a computer screen filled with what seems to be a jumble of Arabic and Greek letters.

To get to this jumble, he has traveled from Washington to an isolated, fortress-like monastery in the middle of the Sinai Desert, home to the oldest continuously operating library on the planet.

He has helped assemble a global team of scientists that arrived with cutting-edge technology at this spot, three hours by taxi from the nearest commercial airport.

The image he has paused to appreciate is one of a steady stream coming from the room next door, where a high-definition camera is focused on one of the monastery’s rare and priceless ancient manuscripts. The manuscript rests in a cradle that looks like a chair tilted back at an angle, but with hydraulic lines and strange lights attached...

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En relación con los fondos custodiados en el Monasterio de Santa Catalina del Sinaí, no olvidemos que Bischoff vió en tres de sus manuscritos coincidencias gráficas que le llevaron a postular como origen geográfico de la escritura visigótica el norte de África. Para saber más -> http://bit.ly/15Bfz7d

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The Bookie Monster: attack of the creepy crawlies! - Collection Care blog

The Bookie Monster: attack of the creepy crawlies! - Collection Care blog | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
Have you ever been described as a bookworm? We hope the only bookworms encountered in our reading rooms are of the Studious genus, but did you know that there are a whole host of pesky pests out there hungry for paper?
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Medieval Studies in Canada

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Here is a list of medieval studies programs available in Canada, province by province
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Medieval Studies programs in the United States

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Here is a list of medieval studies programs available in the United States, state by state.
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Paleography: How to Read Medieval Handwriting

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Middle English Teaching Resources Online, Survey Gawain Platform 1 (How to Read #Medieval Handwriting (Paleography) http://t.co/HE00kT8etF #Paleography #Palaeography)...
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Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England

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My summary of a paper given at the Institute of Historical Research on: Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England.
The post Monastic Space and the Use of Books in Anglo-Norman England appeared first on Medievalists.net.
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Visigothic vs. Carolingian script. Context (II)

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As promised, here is the second post about the political and religious aspects that led to the change from Visigothic to Carolingian script, now specially focused in Galicia. The first post with a ...
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Finding a date and place of origin of a Visigothic script fragment

Finding a date and place of origin of a Visigothic script fragment | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
I know I have yet to write about the political implications of the Visigothic script examples in transition to Carolingian continuing my last series of posts (it is being a little bit difficult to ...
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Erik Kwakkel • Medieval selfie Speaking of a freak coincidence,...

Erik Kwakkel • Medieval selfie Speaking of a freak coincidence,... | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
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Speaking of a freak coincidence, check this out. The bottom image you may recognize as something I tumbled just last week (in this post). The decorator Rufillus drew himself in a decorated letter R.
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The Romance of Mont Saint-Michel - Medieval manuscripts blog

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Part holy shrine, part legendary castle, the Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel is one of the most romantic spots in Europe; it has been a site of miracles and the destination of countless pilgrims for over a thousand years.
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Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online

Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
Rare, fragile ancient manuscripts such as the 600-year-old Gutenberg Bible can now be viewed by almost anyone online.
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The Medieval Chi-Rho in northwestern Spain

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by Ainoa Castro Lately I have been struggling - editing and looking over ideas, thinking about the reviewer's suggestions, etc. - with an article that has been accepted for publication in Scriptori...
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There are no books... Galician Visigothic script codices

There are no books... Galician Visigothic script codices | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
"There are no books preserved in Visigothic script for Galicia". This is the quote that can be found on studying the medieval libraries, production and circularization of codices in Visigothic scri...
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Medieval Studies in Northern Ireland

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Here are university and college programs about medieval studies located in Northern Ireland
The post Medieval Studies in Northern Ireland appeared first on Medievalists.net.
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Medieval Libraries vs. Modern Libraries

Article Summary for Lecture #3 – Russell

Medieval libraries are completely different from modern libraries. Or are they? This is the question Beth M. Russell addresses in her article “Hidden Wisdom and Unseen Treasure: Revisiting Cataloging in Medieval Libraries.” Even though these predecessors lacked the sophistication and standardization of current cataloging practices, Russell illustrates how medieval librarians encountered problems similar to those still faced today.

Russell spends much of the article describing the historical cataloging practices. To begin, she defines catalogs for the purposes of this text as “guides to the content and locations of the books available for use.” Catalogs varied in type, such as inventory or analytic, as well as including indexes, now considered a separate division. These early catalogs served much the same purpose, listing available items located within the library and later providing information about its format and content. Descriptions also might include information regarding location....

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The article is available online here -> http://bit.ly/1a3Q1NU

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Medieval Manuscripts in America

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By Julie Somers

 

Last week, a post by Medievalists.net provided a map of the United States with all of the available programs offered in medieval studies. There are quite a number of institutions that have either a Certificate, M.A. or PhD option. However, once you have chosen your program in the States, now the question is how to access the primary sources needed for your research. Do you get your passport ready and brush up on your foreign languages? Do you start frantically looking for travel funding? No need to panic. In fact, there are a lot of medieval codices and fragments available to the American researcher. Many collections in America have works that range from the ninth through the sixteenth centuries. The collections include Bibles, psalters, graduales, commentaries, books of hours, charters, and many other medieval texts. Various museum libraries, university libraries and public libraries can provide access to the real thing. Plus, many have an added bonus of  images available online...

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Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts

Oh, My Hand: Complaints Medieval Monks Scribbled in the Margins of Illuminated Manuscripts | Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography | Scoop.it
"Thank God, it will soon be dark."

The history of bookmaking hasn't been without its challenges, but never was its craft as painstaking a (Complaints of Medieval Monks Scribbled in Manuscripts.
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