Van den Abeele Baudouin;
Basic knowledge of Latin is an advantage.
The course goes over types of writing in use between the 12th and 18th centuries - writing in books, cursive script, diplomatic script. Their relationships to each other and their development, procedures for dating examples and how to actually write in the various scripts, all this is covered. Students will learn systems of abbreviation and work through exercises in decoding.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Upon completion of the course in Medieval and Modern Paleography, students should be able to :
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