University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Bella Schauman

Early Irish Manuscripts

The Art of the Scribes.

By: Bella Schauman

Ireland’s early books are interesting both in and of themselves and as cultural arti¬≠facts. The following pages present an archaeological exploration of those books, An outline of the development of the script used will show that handwriting is a particularly sensitive reflection of the culture from which it springs, and that it sometimes tells us […]