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Beautiful, Decorative, and Sometimes Crude: Illuminated Manuscripts and Marginalia. Illuminated manuscripts are manuscripts that are covered with painted ornaments presented under several forms.

Beautiful, Decorative, and Sometimes Crude: Illuminated Manuscripts and Marginalia

These documents are perhaps most commonly associated with the European Middle Ages. Nevertheless, the concept of, and the techniques used for, the production of the illuminations were introduced at a much earlier period of time. In addition, there are a few surviving manuscripts from the Late Antique period which have illuminations in them. Early Examples of Illuminated Manuscripts Painted ornaments found in the illuminated manuscripts were first introduced as miniatures in Rome as early as the 1st century BC. EdWebet #75 - Digital Literacy.

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Stephen King’s Top 20 Rules for Writing

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