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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CLCV 451 - The Medieval Book


Fall or Spring (3) Staff

The Medieval Book is a comprehensive survey of manuscript books from the European Middle Ages. The course starts with Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose" as a gateway to medieval book culture and the communities that used books most intimately. Topics will include scribal and shop practices for making books (codicology), paleography, and the reading of ancient manuscript hands, illuminations and miniatures in medieval books, and the analysis of original manuscripts and facsimiles.