(22.) See images from Hm and description in the Digital Scriptorium
, at http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/digitalscriptorium/.
All this is about to change when a chant book produced by the monks at the scriptorium
for Lady Margaret's mother contains a page full of errors, with notes inked in the wrong color.
monastery had a scriptorium
, a library and an academy.
It was in the Reichenau scriptorium
in the mid-800s that the architect's plans for the renowned Swiss St.
Although the Seattle Times lamented the book's length, and the Washington Post complained of too much off-topic padding, other critics relished the digressions into topics such as the eye-opening goings-on in a monastic scriptorium
. An inviting and enjoyable book, The Swerve might just contribute to that life of pleasure that Lucretius advocates.
The spaces are based on the monastic experience and the idea is to look for modern equivalents of seven key areas: the cell, cloister, chapter, chapel, garden, refectory and scriptorium
Jerome's work process illustrates the practices of the times: he dictated to a notarius and the text was given to a trained and educated scribe who would make an examplar that would be used by copyists in a scriptorium
as the basis for more copies.
The site is mostly in the ownership of Wirral council, but the Chapter House Chapel and former Scriptorium
, which are only accessed through the council-owned Priory grounds, are owned by the Diocese of Chester.
The cloister's lower floor is given over to communal spaces such as the refectory, scriptorium
, library and offices, with the monks' cells above, single loaded around an inner spinal corridor.