Writing in Medieval England

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Medieval Manuscript Page

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From scribbles and graffiti to elaborate manuscripts and the iconic works of Geoffrey Chaucer

Course dates: Saturday 3 – Sunday 4 August 10.30 – 17.00

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Explore the development of writing in Medieval England from scribbles and graffiti to elaborate manuscripts. Look at the technology of writing – how parchment was made and how manuscripts were bound and decorated. 

On the second day, consider the work of iconic writers of the period including Geoffrey Chaucer, Alfred the Great and Julian of Norwich, as well as anonymous scribes and lesser known annotators. Discuss the value of these texts at the time and their importance today.

Details

Name: Writing in Medieval England
Where: Harry M Weinrebe Learning Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
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When: -
Price: Full Price: £185.00
Member: £185.00
Senior 60+: £167.00
Student: £157.00
Registered Unemployed: £157.00
Disabled: £157.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546
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