The Scriptorium

Chronicling History

Hand Writing

Early in the medieval period, the scriptorium was under the purview of the church. The later periods of the medieval and renaissance period book and scroll production moved toward the secular world. Either way, during the medieval and renaissance period owning a book, was a rare privilege.

1. Scriptorium: Making Manuscripts

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2. Scriptorium: Parchment Making Workshop

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3. Scriptorium: Calligraphy Lesson: Blackletter

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13. Scriptorium: 

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19. Medieval Illumination: 
Introduction to Illuminated Manuscripts
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