NetSERF: Hypertext Medieval Glossary: A
NetSERF’s goal is to provide those interested in any aspect of the Middle Ages a single index of all the best medieval resources available on the Internet.
This reaches out to the word-geek in my and gives me so many gleeful feels.
Did you know that the British Library has a glossary specific to illuminated manuscripts? If you’re like me, you’ve been reading metadata on a record and come across a term that made your eyebrows spike and your head get itchy. Or maybe it was in one of those big coffee table books filled with beautiful glossy scans of manuscript pages. Well, now you know where to go to find out what it means.
The Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts!
Or you could Google it, I guess. But I like going directly to a source that I know will give me a good definition. Now then, let’s look at some fun terms!
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