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Palaeography for family and local historians / Hilary Marshall.

  • Marshall, Hilary.
Date
2004
  • Books

About this work

Description

A practical and comprehensive work on reading and translating old handwriting and abbreviations,particularly medieval and Latin writing, with examples and commentary.

Publication/Creation

Chichester : Phillimore, 2004.

Physical description

x, 205 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-194) and index.

Contents

Scope and use of the book -- Transcripts and transcriptions -- Differences between medieval and classical Latin -- Symbols used for abbreviation in manuscripts -- The characteristics of individual letters.

Language note

Text in English and Latin.

Languages

  • English
  • Latin


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine YHB.41

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 186077072X
  • 9781860770722