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Great: scroll drawn in margin, attached to page with two incisions - example of trompe-l'oeil (BLHarley 612).

Great: scroll drawn in margin, attached to page with two incisions - example of trompe-l'oeil (BLHarley 612).

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

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

Manuscript with Bede's Historia ecclesiastica. England, E. (East Anglia? or Norwich?), between c. 1375 and 1406.

Manuscript with Bede's Historia ecclesiastica. England, E. (East Anglia? or Norwich?), between c. 1375 and 1406.

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.

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

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

This drawing was made 700 years ago by a 7-years-old boy named Onfim

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This drawing was made 700 years ago by a 7-years-old boy named Onfim

Как одевались французы в 14-15 веках.Часть 6.Обувь и аксессуары.. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

Как одевались французы в 14-15 веках.Часть 6.Обувь и аксессуары.. Обсуждение на LiveInternet - Российский Сервис Онлайн-Дневников

GARNERIUS de RUPEFORTI, Angelus Langues : latin Date : 12e s. Troyes, Bibl. mun., ms. 0032, f. 082

GARNERIUS de RUPEFORTI, Angelus Langues : latin Date : 12e s. Troyes, Bibl. mun., ms. 0032, f. 082

Images of medieval manuscripts in the collectio...

Images of medieval manuscripts in the collectio...

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