New Orthography

9 thoughts
last posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:29 p.m.

2 earlier thoughts


zd smith says:

"But in my reading I came onto the idea of scribal abbreviations. It was at that point that I started to include those in the system—drawing some from the medieval Latin originals, or creating new ones myself."

Upon seeing his samples, I was immediately reminded of the "Luxeuil Miniscule" family of calligraphy as described in Marc Drogin's book Medieval Calligraphy: Its History and Technique (samples below).

6 later thoughts