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Writers and readers in medieval Italy

studies in the history of written culture

by Armando Petrucci

  • 182 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Books and reading -- Italy -- History.,
    • Written communication -- Italy -- History.,
    • Books -- Italy -- History -- 400-1400.,
    • Manuscripts, Medieval -- Italy -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementArmando Petrucci ; edited and translated by Charles M. Radding.
      ContributionsRadding, Charles.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1003.5.I8 P48 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 257 p. :
      Number of Pages257
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1115598M
      ISBN 100300060890
      LC Control Number94041633

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Writers and Readers in Medieval Italy. one of the world's foremost authorities on writing and the social history of books discusses reading and writing in medieval Italy. Armando Petrucci addresses concerns central to paleographers and to cultural historians: how people learned to write, what they wrote, what they read, how scribes were.

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Writers and readers in medieval Italy studies in the history of written culture by Armando Petrucci. Published by Yale University Press in New Haven. Written in EnglishCited by: Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture.

[Armando Petrucci; Charles Radding] -- In this fascinating book, one of the world's foremost authorities on writing and the social history of books discusses reading and writing in medieval Italy. Writers and readers in medieval Italy: studies in the history of written culture Responsibility Armando Petrucci ; edited and translated by Charles M.

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