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6 edition of Caroline Minuscule found in the catalog.

Caroline Minuscule

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Dougal, William (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Treasure-trove -- Fiction.,
    • Paleography -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew Taylor.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6070.A79 C3 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. ;
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3503094M
      ISBN 100396081495
      LC Control Number82023443


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His first novel, Caroline Miniscule (), a modern-day treasure hunt starring history student William Dougal, began an eight-book series and won Taylor wide critical acclaim. He has written several other Andrew Taylor (b. ) is a British author of mysteries/5. The 1st part of the book involves the uncovering of a mystery based upon a medieval script called Caroline Minuscule (named for the Carolingians of France).

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Caroline Minuscule is one of the first scripts to have spacing between the words, as opposed to "scriptio continua," or without spacing. The second defining characteristic is that Caroline Minuscule has ascenders and descenders; that is, portions of some of the letters either extend above the median line or descend below the baseline, similar.

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Leas. CAROLINE MINUSCULE Andrew Taylor First published in Great Britain in by Victor Gollancz Ltd First published by Hodder & Stoughton in Gumper’s book-lined study reflected the man he had been – it was a cocoon of stale air where it was impossible to imagine anyone laughing or crying.

It was on the first floor of 4/5(32). Caroline Minuscule (Book): Taylor, Andrew: The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

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The Ramsey Psalter was written in Winchester in the last quarter of the tenth century, and is reputed to have been produced for St Oswald who became Bishop of Worcester in For more about St Oswald and the manuscript, the Clerk of Oxford website has a great article here.

The script is English Caroline Minuscule; the forward slant, small x. Carolingian minuscule, in calligraphy, clear and manageable script that was established by the educational reforms of Charlemagne in the latter part of the 8th and early 9th centuries.

As rediscovered and refined in the Italian Renaissance by the humanists, the script survives as the basis of the present-day Roman upper- and lowercase type. Get this from a library. Caroline minuscule. [Andrew Taylor] -- William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor, and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a.

The first book in Andrew Taylor's acclaimed William Dougal crime series - from the Richard & Judy bestselling author of The American Boy. William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one.

The term ‘Caroline minuscule’ is very broad; it refers, according to Bernhard Bischoff in his seminal study of the development of Latin scripts, to ‘a situation Caroline Minuscule book was reached as a result of related tendencies and changes’. 1 This is probably the most specific possible definition of a very diverse script, within the context of the.

Carolingian minuscule alphabet Example from 10th-century manuscript, Vulgate Luke – Carolingian minuscule or Caroline minuscule is a script which developed as a calligraphic standard in Europe so that the Latin alphabet of Jerome's Vulgate Bible could be easily recognized by the literate class from one region to another.

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Get this from a library. Caroline Minuscule. [Andrew Taylor] -- Graduate student William Dougal and his girlfriend, Amanda, investigate the murder of a lecturer at the university who is a noted authority on Caroline Minuscule, a medieval script, and find.

The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London. William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one /5(11).

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, in a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the rules.

Gumper's book-lined study reflected the man he had been — it was a cocoon of stale air. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Caroline Minuscule by Taylor, Andrew; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, William Dougal (Fictitious character), Treasure-trove, Paleography, Large type books; Places: England.

Caroline minuscule was introduced into the Anglo-Saxon scriptorium during the monastic reforms of the s. The arrival of the continental script restricted the use of the earlier Anglo-Saxon minuscule (during both its square and round phases) to the vernacular texts, that is to say, texts in Old English language.

This entry was posted in Blog, Calligraphy and lettering, Lettering, lettering, Manuscripts and tagged BL HarleyBritish Library, caroline minuscule, Clerk of Oxford, English Caroline Minuscule, Historical Source Book for Scribes, illuminated initials, Ramsey Psalter, St Oswald of Worcester on 22 November by Patricia.

The script differs in no way from a Caroline minuscule book hand, as English documents of the date that this purports to be did not tend to adopt the elongated ascenders and calligraphic flourishes of Continental diplomas. The one little affectation is the linking of the ct combination, as in.

English Caroline minuscule, (Oxford palaeographical handbooks) by Bishop, Terence Alan Martyn Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps. Dust jacket missing. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. The text block includes extensive black and white photographs to supplement the text.

The head and tail of the spine suffer minor shelfwear Seller Rating: % positive. Instead, he slips away, intent on avoiding a row with his girlfriend. Naturally, his actions don't go undetected.

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This article presents the results of a series of experiments with open-source neural network OCR software on a total of 88 medieval manuscripts ranging from the ninth through thirteenth centuries.

Our scope in these experiments focused mainly on manuscripts written in Caroline minuscule, as well as a handful of test cases toward the end of our date range written in what may be called Author: Brandon W.

Hawk, Antonia Karaisl, Nick White. Caroline Minuscule () Caroline Minuscule () About book: This turned out to be a sort of stealth reread, since before I got to the second chapter I had a sudden vision of exactly how it ended, without any particular memory of what happened in between.

Not so very much, as it turned out--the only mystery-solving takes place in a single /5(3). The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the 2/5. Caroline Minuscule. Caroline Minuscule spread throughout Europe in the late 8th century, thanks in large part to the educational reforms championed by the Emperor Charlemagne.

In England, it tended to be used mostly for Latin, while Anglo-Saxon minuscule tended to be used for the vernacular. In addition, there is a distinctive form of English. The Morgan Library & Museum. Madison Avenue New York, NY () The Importance of the NEH to Our Work. Terms and conditions. William Dougal is a postgraduate student of history of low moral fibre with expensive tastes.

Thus it is that when he stumbles on the garotted corpse of his detested tutor, he doesn’t call the police. Instead, he slips away, intent on avoiding a row with his girlfriend.

Naturally, his actions don’t go undetected. Enter the suave James Hanbury with the reminder that the dead man was an. Writings "Caroline Minuscule" is a book written by Andrew Taylor. language: English Language; genre: Fiction; released in (32 years ago); some of the awards: CWA New Blood Dagger, received by Andrew Taylor; Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author nomination for Andrew Taylor; Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for.

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, in a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the rules/5(11).

Calligraphy practis movie. How to write the calligraphy of the Carolingian form. I tried writing A to Z alphabet in The Carolingian form.

Caroline Minuscule: Script Type: minuscule Date: 8th to 12th centuries; this example from the 10th century Location: France, Germany, England, Spain, northern Italy, Scandinavia; this example from England Function: Book hand and basis for document hands.

interaction of Caroline and Square minuscule (Phase iv), informal Square minuscule, centres of production of the mature script (Phase v), scribal treatment of Latin and Old English, the latest phases (vi, vii) of Square minuscule, and the transmutation of the script into the forms characteristic of eleventh-century Anglo-Saxon minuscule.

Other. MS C is a remarkable object beyond the texts it contain. The textblock of the manuscript is homogeneous; that is, MS C is composed of a single codicological unit which was produced in one process and most openings look pretty much like the example provided above.

It does not look like there are any missing leaves or like there were more gatherings either in the. Une collection de trésors minuscules est son troisième roman pour adultes.

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Enter the suave James Hanbury with the reminder that the dead man was an authority on Caroline Minuscule, a Medieval script that may convey a very modern message. Douglas is pushed into or rather drives his Morris Mini onto a slippery slope which leads toward a cache of diamonds and more murders.The Dougal series constitutes Andrew Taylor’s first attempt at writing.

In fact, Caroline Minuscule, the first book in the series was Andrew Taylor’s first ever novel. The books center on William Dougal. The primary protagonist of the series, Dougal is a historian with a post graduate degree.