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Binding Matters – From Stand‑alone Booklet to Monumental Composit Manuscript

Konrad Hirschler

in A Monument to Medieval Syrian Book Culture: The Library of Ibn 'Abd al-Hadi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474451567
eISBN:
9781474476836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451567.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter takes the approach of material philology to analyse manuscripts as objects with a social history. It shows how Ibn ʿAbd al-Hādī transformed small booklets into massive composite ... More


Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Margaret Connolly and Raluca Radulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume aims to rethink critical assumptions about a particular type of medieval manuscript: the miscellany. A miscellany is a multi-text manuscript, made up of mixed contents, often in a mixture ... More


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