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Latin Paleography and Manuscript Culture: Seminar
Beverly M. Kienzle
An introduction to Latin manuscripts and the historical and cultural context of their production and use. Taught in collaboration with William Stoneman, Librarian, Houghton Library. This course includes a practical initiation to Latin paleography, with visits to Houghton and opportunities to work with both actual manuscripts and facsimiles of famous manuscripts, practice in transcribing previously unedited texts, and discussion of problems in textual criticism. Student presentations on research projects. Prerequisite: completion of an intermediate Latin course or the equivalent. All classes will be held in Houghton Library. Note: Course has additional hour from 4-5pm on Thursdays.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Medieval Studies 202
Course location to be announced.
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