Scribes’ Voices: The Relevance and Types of Early Medieval Colophons

@article{Schiegg2016ScribesVT,
  title={Scribes’ Voices: The Relevance and Types of Early Medieval Colophons},
  author={Markus Schiegg},
  journal={Studia Neophilologica},
  year={2016},
  volume={88},
  pages={129 - 147}
}
Early medieval colophons are the scribes’ inscriptions at the end of a manuscript, in which they provide some kind of information about their copying endeavour. After focusing on the colophons’ relevance for manuscript studies and, among other fields, for cultural history and linguistics, this paper illustrates how existing research has either collected them as ‘antiquarian curiosities’ (Moreno Olalla 2013: 144) or has traced the development of single formulae and used them to reconstruct the… Expand
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