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Layout, Script, and Decoration of Medieval Manuscripts

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free
Snow Falls on Watson Library

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This workshop offers an introduction to key terms and concepts of paleography of manuscripts in the Middle Ages, including a hands-on session with the western medieval manuscripts held at Kenneth Spencer Research Library. It focuses on the mis-en-page and contents of the medieval book and discusses the interplay between text and image, including an overview of types of scripts.

Details

Date:
March 20
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://spencer.lib.ku.edu/manuscript-workshops

Organizer

KU Libraries
Website:
https://lib.ku.edu/services/instruction

Venue

Kenneth Spencer Research Library
1450 Poplar Ln
Lawrence, Kansas 66045
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Phone:
(785)-864-4334
Website:
https://spencer.lib.ku.edu/