MEDVL 6102

MEDVL 6102

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This course is an introduction to and survey of Latin scripts from Roman antiquity through the early Renaissance, with an emphasis on the identification, localization, and reading of scripts. Class meetings will combine practical study of Latin scripts through medieval manuscripts in the Kroch library, facsimiles, and online digital reproductions with instruction in the cultural-historical background to manuscript production, library practices, and bibliographical resources. Students will also be introduced to basic techniques for codicological description and the principles of textual criticism.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: a solid understanding of Latin grammar and morphology.

Comments Students in doubt about their readiness should consult with the instructor.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATIN 7222

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17458MEDVL 6102  SEM 101