Scribes Script And Books

Autore: Leila Avrin
Editore: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910386
Grandezza: 17,67 MB
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In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.

Scribes Script And Books

Autore: Leila Avrin
Editore: Chicago : American Library Association ; London : The British Library
ISBN: 9780838905227
Grandezza: 63,59 MB
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"Every academic library should own at least one copy" -Choice "...a rewarding addition to any reference collection." - AB Bookman's Weekly

Scribes Scripts And Readers

Autore: Malcolm Beckwith Parkes
Editore: Hambledon & London
Grandezza: 39,34 MB
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The study of writing and reading in the middle ages is not only of direct importance to the understanding of its culture but also fascinating in its own right. Scribes, Scripts and Readers brings together fifteen essays by M.B. Parkes, the author of English Cursive Book Hands, 1250-1500. Centred on England and her direct neighbours, they deal with scribes and schools of writing, scribal techniques, and wider questions of communication in written language, literacy and the availability of books. This is a book of interest not only to palaeographers but also to historians, linguists, literary scholars and librarians.

Writing The Bible

Autore: Thomas Römer
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1315487195
Grandezza: 45,51 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9632
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For many years it has been recognized that the key to explaining the production of the Bible lies in understanding the profession, the practice and the mentality of scribes in the ancient Near East, classical Greece and the Greco-Roman world. In many ways, however, the production of the Jewish literary canon, while reflecting wider practice, constitutes an exception because of its religious function as the written "word of God", leading in turn to the veneration of scrolls as sacred and even cultic objects in themselves. "Writing the Bible" brings together the wide-ranging study of all major aspects of ancient writing and writers. The essays cover the dissemination of texts, book and canon formation, and the social and political effects of writing and of textual knowledge. Central issues discussed include the status of the scribe, the nature of 'authorship', the relationship between copying and redacting, and the relative status of oral and written knowledge. The writers examined include Ilimilku of Ugarit, the scribes of ancient Greece, Ben Sira, Galen, Origen and the author of Pseudo-Clement.

Heritage Of Scribes

Autore: Gábor Hosszú
Editore: Rovas Foundation
ISBN: 9638843748
Grandezza: 75,69 MB
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The Heritage of Scribes introduces the history and development of five members of the Rovash (pronounced “rove-ash”, other spelling: Rovas) script-family: the Proto-Rovash, the Early Steppean Rovash, the Carpathian Basin Rovash, the Steppean Rovash, and the Szekely-Hungarian Rovash. The historical and linguistic statements in the book are based on the published theories and statements of acknowledged scholars, historians, archaeologists, and linguists. The author provides detailed descriptions of the five Rovash scripts, presents their relationships, connections to other scripts, and explains the most significant rovash relics. Based on the discovered relations, the author introduces the systematic description of the rovash glyphs in the Rovash Atlas together with a comprehensive genealogy of each grapheme as well.

Scribes And Illuminators

Autore: Christopher De Hamel
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802077073
Grandezza: 61,66 MB
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Looks at the work of medieval paper, parchment, and ink makers, scribes, illuminators, binders, and booksellers

The Historical Source Book For Scribes

Autore: Michelle Brown
ISBN: 9781442629257
Grandezza: 76,51 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 8321
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A fully illustrated exploration of fifteen writing styles drawn from historical manuscripts. Clear examples show how the scripts were developed and used in the past and how they can be written by modern calligraphers.

A Guide To Western Historical Scripts From Antiquity To 1600

Autore: Michelle P. Brown
Editore: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802072061
Grandezza: 78,48 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Brown provides a synopsis of each of the major phases of development, a bibliography at the beginning of each section, and comments on regional and chronological diffusion where appropriate.

The Complete Book Of Scriptwriting

Autore: J Michael Straczynski
Editore: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 9781582971582
Grandezza: 76,16 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 7316
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An experienced scriptwriter and producer explains how to write and sell plays for television, radio, motion pictures, animated features, and the stage and surveys the characteristics and requirements of each medium. Original.