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Caroline Minuscule

Taylor, Andrew

Caroline Minuscule

a novel

by Taylor, Andrew

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Andrew Taylor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.A/
The Physical Object
Pagination184p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15068952M
ISBN 100575031425
OCLC/WorldCa9207761

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This article presents the results of a series of experiments with open-source neural network OCR software on a total of 88 medieval manuscripts ranging from the ninth through thirteenth centuries. Our scope in these experiments focused mainly on manuscripts written in Caroline minuscule, as well as a handful of test cases toward the end of our date range written in what may be called Author: Brandon W. Hawk, Antonia Karaisl, Nick White. Caroline Minuscule () Caroline Minuscule () About book: This turned out to be a sort of stealth reread, since before I got to the second chapter I had a sudden vision of exactly how it ended, without any particular memory of what happened in between. Not so very much, as it turned out--the only mystery-solving takes place in a single /5(3).

The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.. William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the 2/5. Caroline Minuscule. Caroline Minuscule spread throughout Europe in the late 8th century, thanks in large part to the educational reforms championed by the Emperor Charlemagne. In England, it tended to be used mostly for Latin, while Anglo-Saxon minuscule tended to be used for the vernacular. In addition, there is a distinctive form of English.


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His first novel, Caroline Miniscule (), a modern-day treasure hunt starring history student William Dougal, began an eight-book series and won Taylor wide critical acclaim.

He has written several other Andrew Taylor (b. ) is a British author of mysteries/5. The 1st part of the book involves the uncovering of a mystery based upon a medieval script called Caroline Minuscule (named for the Carolingians of France).

The 2nd part involves a thriller over who will survive the uncovering/unraveling--and keep the loot. There is significant character development in some of the players & some humor too (esp /5(15). The first book in the brilliant William Caroline Minuscule book crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the /5(15).

Buy a cheap copy of Caroline Minuscule book by Andrew Taylor. A medieval script launches a modern treasure hunt lightly dusted with black humor William Dougal is a postgraduate student of history with expensive tastes and Free shipping over $/5(3).

Caroline Minuscule is one of the first scripts to have spacing between the words, as opposed to "scriptio continua," or without spacing.

The second defining characteristic is that Caroline Minuscule has ascenders and descenders; that is, portions of some of the letters either extend above the median line or descend below the baseline, similar.

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It was on the first floor of 4/5(32). Caroline Minuscule (Book): Taylor, Andrew: The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a. The Ramsey Psalter was written in Winchester in the last quarter of the tenth century, and is reputed to have been produced for St Oswald who became Bishop of Worcester in For more about St Oswald and the manuscript, the Clerk of Oxford website has a great article here.

The script is English Caroline Minuscule; the forward slant, small x. Carolingian minuscule, in calligraphy, clear and manageable script that was established by the educational reforms of Charlemagne in the latter part of the 8th and early 9th centuries. As rediscovered and refined in the Italian Renaissance by the humanists, the script survives as the basis of the present-day Roman upper- and lowercase type.

Get this from a library. Caroline minuscule. [Andrew Taylor] -- William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor, and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a.

The first book in Andrew Taylor's acclaimed William Dougal crime series - from the Richard & Judy bestselling author of The American Boy. William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one.

The term ‘Caroline minuscule’ is very broad; it refers, according to Bernhard Bischoff in his seminal study of the development of Latin scripts, to ‘a situation that was reached as a result of related tendencies and changes’. 1 This is probably the most specific possible definition of a very diverse script, within the context of the.

Carolingian minuscule alphabet Example from 10th-century manuscript, Vulgate Luke – Carolingian minuscule or Caroline minuscule is a script which developed as a calligraphic standard in Europe so that the Latin alphabet of Jerome's Vulgate Bible could be easily recognized by the literate class from one region to another.

It was developed for the first time. atticus Benedict book production bookshops Byzantine Caroline Miniscule Caroline Minuscule Carolingian Revival Cassiodorus charlemagne Codex codicology copying egypt Example Script half-uncial history how to ink manuscript medieval monastery multi-quire codex New Roman Cursive nibs Ninth Century Renaissance Old Roman Cursive palaeography.

Get this from a library. Caroline Minuscule. [Andrew Taylor] -- Graduate student William Dougal and his girlfriend, Amanda, investigate the murder of a lecturer at the university who is a noted authority on Caroline Minuscule, a medieval script, and find. The first book in the brilliant William Dougal crime series, from the bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London.

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor - and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, a deadly fairy story in which no one /5(11).

William Dougal, a post-graduate expert in the medieval script of Caroline Minuscule, stumbles on the garroted corpse of his tutor and finds himself embroiled in a hunt for a cache of diamonds, in a deadly fairy story in which no one obeys the rules.

Gumper's book-lined study reflected the man he had been — it was a cocoon of stale air. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Caroline Minuscule by Taylor, Andrew; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, William Dougal (Fictitious character), Treasure-trove, Paleography, Large type books; Places: England.

Caroline minuscule was introduced into the Anglo-Saxon scriptorium during the monastic reforms of the s. The arrival of the continental script restricted the use of the earlier Anglo-Saxon minuscule (during both its square and round phases) to the vernacular texts, that is to say, texts in Old English language.

This entry was posted in Blog, Calligraphy and lettering, Lettering, lettering, Manuscripts and tagged BL HarleyBritish Library, caroline minuscule, Clerk of Oxford, English Caroline Minuscule, Historical Source Book for Scribes, illuminated initials, Ramsey Psalter, St Oswald of Worcester on 22 November by Patricia.The script differs in no way from a Caroline minuscule book hand, as English documents of the date that this purports to be did not tend to adopt the elongated ascenders and calligraphic flourishes of Continental diplomas.

The one little affectation is the linking of the ct combination, as in.English Caroline minuscule, (Oxford palaeographical handbooks) by Bishop, Terence Alan Martyn Ex-Library copy with typical library marks and stamps.

Dust jacket missing. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. The text block includes extensive black and white photographs to supplement the text. The head and tail of the spine suffer minor shelfwear Seller Rating: % positive.