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Special Collections- Vatican Film Library : Scribes and Scripts

Selected information on the holdings and organization of the VFL library


Crafting the Manuscript


Jean Mielot, scribe for Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy from 1449-1467 Brussels Royal Library, MS 9278, fol. 10r


St Matthew ruling parchment
12th cent Dinant Gospels
Manchester, John Rylands University Library. Rylands Latin Ms. 11, f. 14.




8th century Merovingian script   

10th century Carolingian minuscule

                                                    15th century humanist Antiqua