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    • July 29, 2013
    • Cuneiform Tablet Free Library of Philadelphia FLP 3 Papyrus
    • Papyrus Roll (Digital representation) www.exchange3d.com Modern reproduction of Roman wax tablet and stylus (available for sale!)
    • Here are examples of pricking and ruling. Note there is also a page repair in the first image. Prickingand ruling
    • A later representation of what might be expected of the work station of the medieval scribe. Note: Exemplar, tilted writing table, quill. commons.wikimedia.org Scribe
    • 8 folios in most European countries; 10 in Italy and other southern locales. For more information: The Structure of a Medieval Manuscript by the Getty Museum: http://www.getty.edu/a rt/gettyguide/videoDet ails?cat=7&segid=4260 Basicquireor gathering structure
    • This kind of script is called Caroline minuscule, and was implemented by Charlemagne and his monk, Alcuin. It was widely used until the 1100s throughout continental Europe. New Haven: Yale University, Beinecke MS 442, 199r (Pseudo- Isodorian Decretals, northern France, (c. 850- 875) Written liturgical text(Canon law)
    • The page would have been lined out in advance for the purpose of the text and image, as well as the border decorations. This kind of script is called French bastarda, and was used in the 15th century for secular books, but sometimes for liturgical books, as well. Philadelphia: Free Library of Philadelphia Widener 1, 47v-48r (La Voie de Povreté ou de Richesse) Paris (1430- 1440) Textwith decorationand miniature
    • Please see my Web site for the Temple pages http://signe-de-renvoi.com/ kchandler74@gmail.com