Tag-Archiv: Manuscripts

For some, a medieval manuscript is not very exciting: simply an old book with on the damaged pages a handwriting barely readable. But for others, “manuscripts are like a part of them like flesh of their flesh and blood of their blood”.

A review on Guðmundur Hálfdánarson’s chapter „Interpreting the Nordic Past: Icelandic Medieval Manuscripts and the Construction of a Modern nation“.