Beverly M. Kienzle
An introduction to Latin manuscripts and the historical and cultural context of their production and use. Taught in collaboration with William Stoneman, Librarian, Houghton Library. This course includes a practical initiation to Latin paleography, with visits to Houghton and opportunities to work with both actual manuscripts and facsimiles of famous manuscripts, practice in transcribing previously unedited texts, and discussion of problems in textual criticism. Student presentations on research projects. Prerequisite: completion of an intermediate Latin course or the equivalent. All classes will be held in Houghton Library.
Enrollment Limited: Limited to 12 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Medieval Studies 202
HU Houghton Library
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