mise-en-page example Image from the Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts Egerton MS 633, f. 9 This image identified by the The British Library, is free of known copyright restrictions
Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE.
text accidentally omitted by the scribe is placed on a trompe l'oeil piece of paper in the margin -- note the way in which the roller around which the scroll is wound is attached to a piece of string which appears to be piercing the paper! One of several such charming marginal ruses in the15C English (Latin) MS of "The Revelations of St. Bridget of Sweden" written for Syon Abbey by Thomas Colyngbourn. -- image via BL. This is Harleian MS 612, 78v