This tutorial has been developed in partnership with the School of Library, Archive and Information Studies (SLAIS), University College London Tips on reading and transcribing documents. Ten documents of varying levels of difficulty, information about the documents and their historical backgrounds.
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ancient forms of writing, as in inscriptions, documents, and manuscripts.2. ancient forms of writing, as in inscriptions, documents, and manuscripts.2. Take, for example, Marianne Schlosser's otherwise straightforward biographical essay entitled "Bonaventure: Life and Works" (9-60): it is not simply a recapitulation of known historical data but rather a presentation reflecting decades of the best work in Franciscan history, historiography, theology, and of early medieval musical notation, racial Anglo-Saxonisms in Charles Kingsley's lecture series The Roman and the Teuton (1864) and novel Hereward the Wake: "Last of the English" (1866), shifting roles in the cinematic sign of the grail, and the treatment of women in medievalist films in relationship to vengeance.
the study of ancient writings, including decipherment, translation, and determination of age and date. the study of ancient writings, including decipherment, translation, and determination of age and date.