This online course  will provide an intensive introduction to manuscript culture during Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The historical contexts for manuscript production will be explored and the landscape populated with some of those who commissioned and made these remarkable works. Techniques of production, terminology and methods of description and cataloguing will be examined and a brief survey of palaeography and codicology will be provided. 

This short course is part of the London Rare Books School programme.

Course Information

Course Fees

  • Standard Rate: £175
  • Concession* Rate: £100


Course Structure

  • Monday 4 March: 14:00-17:00
  • Tuesday 5 March: 14:00-17:00
  • Wednesday 6 March: 14:00-17:00


This course will take place online-via Zoom. Details on how to access the session will be sent once bookings have closed.

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