BL blogpost: How many alphabets?

As part of my work on the Polonsky Foundation England and France digitisation programme at the British Library last year, I wrote a blogpost on the different writing systems used in early medieval Latin manuscripts.  This has just been published on the Library’s Digitised Manuscripts blog, in conjunction with the new exhibition Writing: Making Your MarkEnjoy!

A medieval list of shorthand symbols, with their meanings in Latin
London, British Library Additional MS 37518, f. 27r

 

 

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