Category: Middle Ages


Item Focus: Illuminated Manuscripts & Vellum Pages

Manu Scriptus The world manuscript derives from the Latin, manu scriptus, meaning handwritten. Before the invention of printing all books were written by hand. This was a time-consuming and labour-intensive process, and could take months or years. Medieval manuscripts can be considered true works of art in miniature: their value lies not only in the  … Read more

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