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date: 21 May 2024

Scriptorium, 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Ernst GamillschegErnst Gamillscheg, Robert S. NelsonRobert S. Nelson, Alice-Mary TalbotAlice-Mary Talbot

a center for book production. Attribution of Byz. MSS to scriptoria is based on colophons and on palaeographical and codicological evidence; due in part to the dearth of material, however, our knowledge of Byz. scriptoria lags far behind that of Western centers. Best known are the scriptoria located at monasteries, such as ... ...

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