Dr James Willoughby (New College, Oxford)
Full day
Maximum: 15 students
Venue: Senate House

Day two of a two-day course.

This course will provide an historical overview of the scripts in use in the Latin West from Antiquity to the Renaissance. Students will be introduced


Detailed bibliographies will be circulated in class, but for orientation students may wish to dip into any of the following.

B. Bischoff, Latin Palaeography: Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Cambridge 1990).
[Editions also in German, French and Italian.]
M. B. Parkes, Their Hands Before Our Eyes: a Closer Look at Scribes (Aldershot 2008).
The various national catalogues of Dated and Datable Manuscripts

Very detailed and wide coverage Latin scripts. Very thorough examination.