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Special Collections- Vatican Film Library : Scribes and Scripts

Selected information on the holdings and organization of the VFL library

Overview

Crafting the Manuscript

Scriptures 

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.

Scribes

Paleography

     

8th century Merovingian script   

 
10th century Carolingian minuscule



                                                    15th century humanist Antiqua