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Medieval Manuscript Culture and Production: A Webinar

March 14, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm PDT

Sponsored by The Book Club of California

Explore the physical materials, production process, ownership, and readership of medieval manuscripts from 800-1500 in Western Europe in this online presentation. Participants will learn about parchment-making, medieval ink and pigment ingredients, methods for illumination and decoration, and the culture of scriptoria with a special focus on women scribes. The lecture will also give participants the experience of examining the script and decoration of digitized European manuscripts in a virtual setting.

A live online presentation by Kathryn Brunet, lecturer, palaeographer, and special collections librarian.

Click on the URL to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Gl_42s1GSJu-NqI3Zc451A?mc_cid=4f48eec8f6&mc_eid=55809a2ee8