Writing with Goose Quills (Joint Blog Post/ Teachable Features 4)

Professor Henrike Lähnemann is based at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg during the summer, and she has been using a very practical method to teach her students about manuscript production. Click on the screenshot below to watch the video on the Freiburg website, and see Professor Lähnemann and her students produce their own documents.

Reading a Manuscript Description (Joint Blog Post/ Teachable Features 3)

Dr Matthew Holford, Curator of the Medieval Manuscripts Cataloguing Project at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, explains the intricacies of catalogue descriptions of manuscripts. This post features both in our blog and our Teachable Features series.  It is easy to forget that manuscript descriptions can be hard to understand. Once you are familiar with the …