Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and how to Do it

User-friendly instructions from an expert on recreating the 4 major medieval styles — early medieval Roman rustic, early Uncial, Carolingian, and late medieval Gothic textura — come to life with profiles of a figure from each era — ...

Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and how to Do it

Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and how to Do it

User-friendly instructions from an expert on recreating the 4 major medieval styles — early medieval Roman rustic, early Uncial, Carolingian, and late medieval Gothic textura — come to life with profiles of a figure from each era — Julius Caesar, King Arthur, Charlemagne, Robin Hood. Expert advice on spacing, paragraphing, punctuation, more.

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Calligraphy of the Middle Ages and how to Do it
Language: en
Pages: 91
Authors: Marc Drogin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-01-01 - Publisher: Courier Corporation

User-friendly instructions from an expert on recreating the 4 major medieval styles — early medieval Roman rustic, early Uncial, Carolingian, and late medieval Gothic textura — come to life with profiles of a figure from each era — Julius Caesar, King Arthur, Charlemagne, Robin Hood. Expert advice on spacing, paragraphing,
The Formation of the Colonial State in India
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Hayden J. Bellenoit
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-17 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the period between the 1770s and 1840s, through the process of colonial state formation, the early colonial state in India was able to harness and extract vast amounts of agrarian wealth in north India. However, little is known of the histories of the Indian scribes and the role they
The Upright Brush
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Amy McNair
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-02-01 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

In the history of Chinese calligraphy, few are more famous than the eighth-century statesman Yan Zhenqing (709-785). His style is still taught today as a standard, and Chinese bookstores the world over stock inexpensive reproductions of his works for sale as copybooks. Yet Yan's style cannot be called conventionally attractive.
Learning in Likely Places
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: John Singleton, John Seely Brown, Roy Pea
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-09-13 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

In this collection of nineteen case studies, edited by John Singleton, the contributors describe the transferral of knowledge and practice within particular communities of Japanese artisans, workers, artists, musicians, and professionals. Together, the essays aim to demonstrate the rich variety of pedagogical arrangements and learning patterns, both historical and contemporary,
Manuscripts of the Greek Bible
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Bruce M. Metzger
Categories: Bibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-09-17 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

After a thorough survey of the fundamentals of Greek palaeograpy, the author discusses many of the distinctive features of biblical manuscripts, such as musical neumes, lectionaries, glosses, commentaries and illuminations.