Medieval Bookmaking Quiz
Lublin told Elefina that it took three hours to make their initials. Well, think about the medieval scribes (the monks who made manuscripts) who worked all day for a year or less to produce a fine book made for the privileged few who could read and basically, afford it. Have a go! Try it twice and tell us about your progress. Consult the comments generously posted by our readers, so you can construct your knowledge upon the effort of other people. Browse through the Manuscript Virtual Museum with the bedazzling colours and fonts!