Manuscript

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A manuscript (Latin manu scriptus meaning "written by hand"), strictly speaking, is any written document that is put down by hand, in contrast to being printed or reproduced some other way.

Period Manuscripts

In period many manuscripts were produced on vellum or parchment. Their production stopped, for the large part, with the invention of the Printing Press.

Manuscripts in the SCA

The production of Manuscripts is widely practiced in the SCA with many people devoting a lot of time to the production of elaborate Illuminations.

Famous Manuscripts

Some famous manuscripts include:

Online Manuscripts

A great many medieval manuscripts are now being digitised and are available in varous places across the internet (usually museums and libraries). Some manuscripts available in this way are or are available at:

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