Reading Insular Minuscule
Instructor's Kingdom: Æthelmearc, Time Zone: EST
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thales of Miletus
Used in Ireland and Anglo-Saxon England, this script -- with its funky Old English letterforms -- can be a challenge to decipher. We'll spend a little time decoding a short text from The Book of Deer, dated to the first half of the 10th century CE. Hopefully, even if you aren’t inspired to calligraph a scroll with this script, you’ll learn a few pointers about how to examine any script. Class handouts and other resources can be accessed here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1NVROC_fjKpu7oRxwDEJCbpNxIdurk5A1?usp=sharing. This class will not be recorded.
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