University of Atlantia

Course Detail

Coptic book binding

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Instructor:
Letia Thistelthueyt


Instructor's Kingdom: Atlantia, Time Zone: EST
University Session:
UA82 June 9, 2012
Crs #:
312
Date:
Sat Jun 09
Time:
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Fee:
$5.00
Length:
2 hrs
Credits:
2
Attendees:
FULL
Room:
118
Course Category:
Arts & Sciences
Track:
Scribal
Description
Coptic bookbinding has been found at sites from the 3rd or 4th century to the 11th century. This basic book binding class will give you an introduction to creating a book, learning to sew the basic stitch used in Coptic bookbinding, and hopefully finishing a completed book, or at least the knowledge to complete the book on your own.Bring a ruler, awl, and an old phonebook.