The book on how to make all the colour paints for illuminating books: unravelling a Portuguese Hebrew illuminators’ manual

@article{Melo2018TheBO,
  title={The book on how to make all the colour paints for illuminating books: unravelling a Portuguese Hebrew illuminators’ manual},
  author={Maria Jo{\~a}o Melo and Rita Castro and Paula Nabais and Tatiana Vitorino},
  journal={Heritage Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-8}
}
The book on how to make all the colour paints for illuminating books invites readers to step inside the workshop of a fifteenth century illuminator in Portugal. This illuminator was the carrier of a tradition on how to make colours with ‘which you can illuminate or paint or capitalize or write’ that dates back, at least, to the thirteenth century. This unique knowledge and know-how was carefully preserved in Portuguese language, in Hebrew characters, in a collection of texts now known as Ms… 
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