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Palaeography — the art of reading old handwriting — is a very specialized skill that will not be any use to However, if you want to explore original sources produced before c. The problem is that the script below was a perfectly normal way to write in the seventeenth century.

Luckily, for those of you who would like to learn the basics of reading early modern documents, there are a huge number of helpful resources available, including dizionarik that are free and online.

They are widely scattered, so this post is an attempt cappelpi collect them in a single place.

My one piece of advice is this: There are lots of helpful tricks and techniques mentioned in the resources below, but ultimately it takes at least a few hours of slow, painful transcription before it becomes remotely straightforward.

There is also http: Thank you for bringing all these italians together!

The Mellon Foundation has also a month-long palaeography course in various vernacular languages. The English one, taught by Heather Wolfe from the Folger was extremely useful. Keele University holds an annual Medieval Latin and Palaeography Summer School which gives instruction in groups varying from absolute beginners to doctoral students and researchers. Details for will be posted on the Keele website soon. Dappelli those modules, which are part of the vHMML suite https: They can be used for self teaching or for a teacher who wants to do a cappelki with a class.


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Lessons for eastern Christian script traditions are in the works. Can you read cursive? Thank you so much for this resource.

The decoding skills will transfer to old penmanship as well. Once you get knee-deep into paleography you realize the value of a consistent hand, even if it be a tad sloppy or unique. The variable hands are the worst. This would have been very useful for me ten years ago. My solution then was to find a kindly old soul who could read the damn stuff for me. Merkwaardig week 12 www. It cites and is presumably based on the classic paleography guide by Cappell:.

Before paying anything, see if your paleographic needs are met by these free versions of Cappelli. A free website at Michigan State University has turned the Italian version of Cappelli into a useful online guide:.

The English translation of Cappelli: Thanks very much, Karen! So you want to write historical fiction? Free online palaeography resources the many-headed monster — Powerful Renaissance Women. You are commenting using your WordPress.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. It is indeed a good resource, and has a weeky challenge which can be very entertaining.

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It cites and is presumably based on the classic paleography guide by Cappell: A free website at Michigan State University has turned the Italian version of Cappelli into a useful online guide: An index to Cappelli is free index at: Library Series, 47 is available as a free PDF: Abbreviathre a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email required Address never made public.

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