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Seminar: Insular Codicology: The Materials and Methods of the Medieval Irish Book maker

Insular Codicology seminar posterFriday 28th September, 3p.m. – 5p.m.
Lecture Room, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 10 Burlington Road, Dublin 4

Seminar given by John Gillis, Senior Conservator, Preservation & Conservation Department, Trinity College Library.

Attendance is free, but please contact conference@celt.dias.ie to register.

  1. The component parts of the medieval manuscript
  2. Methods of assembly
  3. Binding traditions related to time and place
  4. Re-binding; loss of evidence and impact on the book
  5. Some case studies; conservation and reconstruction