JAIC 1989, Volume 28, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 61 to 66)
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JAIC 1989, Volume 28, Number 2, Article 1 (pp. 61 to 66)

A BYZANTINE SCHOLAR'S LETTER ON THE PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPT VELLUM

Jeffrey Abt, & Margaret A. Fusco


ABSTRACT—Translation and commentary on a letter, dating to ca. 1295 C.E., in which the head of a Byzantine scriptorium describes contemporary manuscript vellum preparation techniques and problems.

Article Sections:

1. INTRODUCTION
2. PLANUDES TO MELCHISEDEK OF AKROPOLITA
a: Notes
Entire Article

Copyright 1989 American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works