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Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages by Bernhard Bischoff,Daibhm O. Cróinin,David Ganz

By Bernhard Bischoff,Daibhm O. Cróinin,David Ganz

This paintings, by means of the best residing authority on medieval palaeography, deals the main accomplished and up to date account in any language of the historical past of Latin script. It additionally incorporates a distinct account of the function of the e-book in cultural heritage from antiquity to the Renaissance, which outlines the heritage of publication illumination. Designed as a textbook, it features a complete and up-to-date bibliography. as the quantity units the advance of Latin script in its cultural context, it additionally offers an unrivalled advent to the character of medieval Latin tradition. it is going to be used widely within the educating of latin palaeography, and is not likely to be superseded.

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