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Letter 'L' - Opera dianto nella quale vedrete molte caratteri di lettere - Antonio Schiratti - 1600-1615
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This imaginative calligraphy copybook-come-illuminated manuscript practice manual was produced in the city of Perugia (in Umbria, Italy) between 1600 and 1615 by the scribe, Antonio Schiratti.

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Letter 'L' - Opera dianto nella quale vedrete molte caratteri di lettere - Antonio Schiratti - 1600-1615

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Letter 'L' - Opera dianto nella quale vedrete molte caratteri di lettere - Antonio Schiratti - 1600-1615

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Alphabet from John Scottowe (d. 1607)
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Calligraphy book written in 1592 by John Scottowe. The book presents a calligraphic alphabet, each letter forming an elaborately decorated initial beginning a moral adage or other text, some in English and some in Latin, each in a different script. During the Renaissance, calligraphic manuals helped their owners to master the elegant handwriting valued by humanists while also imparting moral instruction.
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John Scottowe, Alphabet of Ornamental Capitals, Wing MS ZW 545 letter T

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Calligraphy book written in 1592 by John Scottowe. The book presents a calligraphic alphabet, each letter forming an elaborately decorated initial beginning a moral adage or other text, some in English and some in Latin, each in a different script. During the Renaissance, calligraphic manuals helped their owners to master the elegant handwriting valued by humanists while also imparting moral instruction.

Calligraphy book written in 1592 by John Scottowe. The book presents a calligraphic alphabet, each letter forming an elaborately decorated initial beginning a moral adage or other text, some in English and some in Latin, each in a different script. During the Renaissance, calligraphic manuals helped their owners to master the elegant handwriting valued by humanists while also imparting moral instruction.

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Decorative Calligraphy -  Opera dianto nella quale vedrete molte caratteri di lettere  - Antonio Schiratti - 1600-1615 by peacay, via Flickr

This imaginative calligraphy copybook-come-illuminated manuscript practice manual was produced in the city of Perugia (in Umbria, Italy) between 1600 and 1615 by the scribe, Antonio Schiratti.

61r Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, AN II 3, f. 61r - Registrar's Book of the Rectorate of the University of Basel, Vol. 1 (1460-1567) (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/ubb/AN-II-0003)

Basel, Universitätsbibliothek, AN II p. – Matriculation Register of the Rectorate of the University of Basel, Volume 1

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John Scottowe. Letter "I" from "Calligraphic Alphabet," 1592. Wing MS ZW 545 .S431.

The Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies. Letter "I" from "Calligraphic Alphabet," Wing MS ZW 545

ms. 0754 , f. 015v - Mediathèque de l'agglomération Troyenne, Troyes.    Décor ajouté au ms. du 15e s., sans doute par le glossateur (même encre brune claire) : par le "Frater Vincentius" dont le nom figure au f. 15v ; manuscrit du XVe l'Aeneis de Virgile ,daté de 1479.

ms. 0754 , f. 015v - Mediathèque de l'agglomération Troyenne, Troyes. Décor ajouté au ms. du 15e s., sans doute par le glossateur (même encre brune claire) : par le "Frater Vincentius" dont le nom figure au f. 15v ; manuscrit du XVe l'Aeneis de Virgile ,daté de 1479.

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