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View Resource Medieval Writing

Developed and maintained by Dr. Dianne Tillotson, this site is a good location to begin learning about handwriting and manuscript production in the Middle Ages. Needless to say, the art and science of deciphering these manuscripts is terribly time-consuming and complicated. The site is divided into approximately thirteen sections, and first-time visitors would do well to read the "What is...
View Resource Rose and Chess: Discover Two Reunited Medieval Manuscripts

Bringing together medieval manuscripts is always a good thing, and recently the University of Chicago brought two fascinating volumes back together. The first is a courtly romance (Le Roman de la Rose) and the other is a treatise on medieval society that uses the game of chess as its framework (Le Jeu des "checs moralis"). The two volumes were bound together, perhaps soon after they were created...
View Resource Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Screenshot

The Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) is designed to offer researchers - both beginner and advanced - the tools they need to make good use of manuscripts from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Here readers will find high resolution images of manuscripts from a variety of times and geographies. Educators may like to select the Learn button under Education to access...