These are some links that John Chandler, our paleography guest expert, thought we might find interesting:
Newly found Syriac manuscript leads to some disputes over its age:
DNA testing to help identify manuscript production:
Also of interest is the National Library of Scotland?s digitization project.
Here are two of their treasures:
The Auchinleck Manuscript, a wide-ranging collection of Middle English texts:
And the Murthly book of hours:
NLS is also digitizing their early printed books, which you can find pretty
easily from their site (www.nls.uk). I?ve looked at a couple of them on the
site, and thought it was an effective way to present the texts.