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Medieval Manuscripts (RAL-1)
This extraordinary collection comprises medieval manuscripts from the former Benedictine Abbey of Rheinau in the Swiss canton of Zurich.
This collection is also included in the Rheinau Abbey's Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts collection.
An Illustrated Catalogue
Koert van der Horst
J os A . A . M . B iemans Some thoughts on the cataloguing of medieval manuscripts To write about the cataloguing of medieval manuscripts could soon become stating the obvious and carrying coals to Newcastle: so much has been written about it, both on the theoretical aspects and the actual
A plan for computer assisted codicography of medieval manuscripts 1. INTRODUCTION1,2 In the Masai-Festschrift, Dr. K. W. Humphreys wrote (Hum 79): 'There is a movement towards co-operation in the whole field of manuscript studies'. In the literature there are many indications pointing in this
Anne S. Korteweg
Translator Cisca van Heertum
The border decoration in medieval manuscripts which goes under the name of pen flourishing or penwork reached great artistic heights in the northern Netherlands in the fifteenth century. 1 This simple type of decoration, executed in pen and coloured ink, achieved a richness of form, an
Jos van Heel
van Westreenen van Tiellandt (1783-1848), who upon his death left his house, collections, and fortune to the Dutch state. The core of this closed collection consists of 1,500 early printed books and 250 medieval manuscripts as well as later manuscripts and printed works, together with a large
Pioneering in the Preservation and Restoration of Medieval Manuscripts and Early Printed Books in the Netherlands
The Work of Sister Lucie M. Gimbrère o.s.b.
free woman in the world. I have my responsibilities in this community and my day has the same number of hours in it as anyone else’s’. 21 For this reason it was important to carefully plan her work. Anne Korteweg, former curator of medieval manuscripts at the Dutch National Library and a source of
to the Authenticum in a medieval manuscript, it is by no means certain that the author of the allegatio actually read the full version of the text he refers to, even if the style of the allegatio seems to imply that he did. Knowing in what intricate ways manuscripts were provided with authenticae and