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Emanuele Casamassima palaeographer and book historian

2021 - EUM - Edizioni Università di Macerata

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  • This paper aims to present a brief overview on Emanuele Casamassima and his research on palaeography and the history of the book. The following topics are discussed: 1) cataloguing manuscripts according to different models (analytical, short, shared descriptions); 2) restoration of manuscript and printed books, 3) palaeographic doctrines from the late Middle Ages to the Renaissance, 4) importance of sixteenth-century Italian writing masters for the study of the history of handwriting; 5) aspects of the history of the handwriting in the late Middle Ages (the writing of Petrarch and Boccaccio; the humanistic graphic reform); 6) palaeography as a study of graphic structures, with a focus on the cursive tradition, especially during the Roman age (1st-4th centuries) and in the Middle Ages (10th-13th centuries). [Publisher's Text]

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JLIS : Italian Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science = Rivista italiana di biblioteconomia, archivistica e scienza dell'informazione : 12, 2, 2021