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Scribal Performance

kljolly/ September 25, 2013/ Research/ 0 comments

Posted by Karen Jolly, Department of History In 2005 I had an NEH Fellowship to work on a particular, and rather peculiar, tenth-century manuscript from northern England.  Durham Cathedral Library A.IV.19, its archival name, is a unique compilation of religious texts written by multiple scribes in a rather hodgepodge fashion, including an extraordinary gloss translating the Latin prayers into Old

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