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Medieval Writing

Medieval Writing

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Internet History Sourcebooks Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. International Joan of Arc Society International Joan of Arc Society Société Internationale de l'étude de Jeanne d'Arc The International Joan of Arc Society / Société Internationale de l'étude de Jeanne d'Arc is a WWW repository of scholarly and pedagogic information about Joan of Arc collected by faculty, independent scholars, and students. Director: Bonnie Wheeler Assistant Director: Jane Marie Pinzino Founding Committee: Jeremy duQuesnay Adams, Ann Astell, Ora Avni, Robin Blaetz, Anne Llewellyn Barstow, Marie-Véronique Clin, Susan Crane, Kelly DeVries, Richard Einhorn, Jean Fraikin, Deborah Fraioli, Virginia Frohlick, Kevin Harty, Valerie Hotchkiss, H.A.

Palaeography tutorial (how to read old h Palaeography is the study of old handwriting. This web tutorial will help you learn to read the handwriting found in documents written in English between 1500 and 1800. At first glance, many documents written at this time look illegible to the modern reader. By reading the practical tips and working through the documents in the Tutorial in order of difficulty, you will find that it becomes much easier to read old handwriting. You can find more documents on which to practise your skills in the further practice section.

The Palaeography of Cuneiform Transmission The Palaeography of Cuneiform Transmission The Palaeography of Cuneiform Transmission: Old Hittite and Alalakh VII is a joint project of Gerfrid G.W. Müller (Würzburg) and Mark Weeden (SOAS) supported by the British Academy Cuneiform was a script used for writing various languages across the ancient Middle East for a period of 3,500 years. Decameron Web The Project | Boccaccio | Texts | Brigata | Plague | Literature | History | Society | Religion | Arts Maps | Themes & Motifs | Bibliography | Pedagogy | Syllabus **** Site Maintenance **** We are currently updating parts of the Decameron Web: the Italian and English texts are temporarily unavailable , but will be available again soon. The rest of site works as normal. We thank you for your patience and are sorry for any inconvenience.

Home Click here to jump straight to the articles: Original Preface. The Catholic Encyclopedia, as its name implies, proposes to give its readers full and authoritative information on the entire cycle of Catholic interests, action and doctrine. Tironian notes Tironian notes (notae Tironianae) is a system of shorthand said to have been invented by Cicero's scribe Marcus Tullius Tiro. Tiro's system consisted of about 4,000 signs,[citation needed] somewhat extended in classical times to 5,000 signs. In the European Medieval period, Tironian notes were taught in monasteries and the system was extended to about 13,000 signs (see scribal abbreviations).[1] The use of Tironian notes declined after 1100 but some use can still be seen in the 17th century.[2][3] Note on sign counts[edit] Two Tironian et in context (second line from the top and third line from bottom), from a Bible written by a Belgian scribe. Tironian notes can be themselves composites (ligatures) of simpler Tironian notes, the resulting compound still being far shorter than the word it replaces.

Historical Texts Collection : History Department : Hanover College The Hanover Historical Texts Collection makes available digital versions of historical texts for use in history and humanities courses. Search by keyword, or browse by subject heading. The faculty and students of the Hanover College History Department initiated the Hanover Historical Texts Project in 1995, at a time when few primary sources were available outside of published anthologies.

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