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IMC 2020: Sessions

Session 333: Challenging Manuscript Boundaries, II: New Approaches to Manuscripts and Technology

Monday 6 July 2020, 16.30-18.00

Organiser:Christine Voth, Seminar für Englische Philologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Moderator/Chair:Johanna Green, Humanities Advanced Technology & Information Institute, University of Glasgow
Paper 333-aReds, Whites, Blues, and Other Hues: Pigments in 13th-Century French Bibles
(Language: English)
Louise Garner, Centre for Visual Arts & Cultures, Durham University
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Technology
Paper 333-bThe Protection of Manuscripts during Medieval Times: Techniques Crossing Borders
(Language: English)
Hassan Ebeid, Postgraduate Institute of Papyrology, Inscriptions & Conservation (PIPIC), Ain Shams University, Cairo
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Technology
Paper 333-cMultispectral Imaging at the British Library
(Language: English)
Christina Duffy, British Library, London
Index terms: Manuscripts and Palaeography, Technology

This session offers three papers with unique perspectives on technology and medieval manuscripts. Paper -a is an analysis of pigments in 13th-century French Bibles that opens up new avenues for our understanding of manuscript production. Paper -b examines the technology used in the Middle Ages to protect medieval manuscripts. Paper -c is a discussion of new avenues for research made available through multispectral imaging.