Simon C. Thomson
B’s original in a sixteenth-century hand. The endings to Beowulf and Judith are therefore briefly discussed at the end of this section on the density of his work. Since Kiernan’s argument about the palimpsest folio, suggesting that it represents a late revision of the text of the poem by Scribe
Palimpsest Codex Sinaiticus. 4. Jh. Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. gr. I....
Towards a History of Reception for the Nowell Codex
Simon C. Thomson
He goes on to set it in the broader context of manuscript production in late Anglo-Saxon England as one example among many of communities using old literature in new ways, and of scribes working together, making mistakes, and learning.
Verblaßte und radierte Schriften ( Palimpsest) können mit der Infrarot-Reflektographie oder der U. wieder optisch sichtbar gemacht werden. Noch heute werden schwer lesbare Archivalien und Urkunden mit der UV-Lampe (Schwarzlichtlampe) betrachtet oder gar mit chemischen Stoffen behandelt. Beides
lies not only in its richness (with some unique and very ancient fragments, including palimpsests), but also in its historical unity. He proposes a typology of fragments based on material characteristics by distinguishing between fragmentary codices, manuscript fragments in book bindings, detached
, bleibt ungewiss'. 12 As Leo (op. cit. (n. 6; orig. l912), pp. 49-55, 58ff.) still mistakenly believed. 13 Lindsay (op. cit. (n. 6), pp. 35ff.; cf. pp. 142-3) still thought that the Ambrosian Palimpsest (A) had been directly copied from Plautus's manuscript and that the Palatine recension must be a copy
Thom Mertens, J.P. Gumbert and Albert Gruijs
, punctuation, layout; abbreviations etc.; musical notes etc.; ruling, rubrication, initials; quire marks, running titles etc.; paintings in manuscripts; format, binding; palimpsests. The plan is not remarkable for its novelty; but there are a few interesting points. Ebert insists on the study of watermarks