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Hannah Korn

Hannah Korn is a collections management assistant in the Department of Drawings and Prints.

Byzantium and Islam Exhibition Blog

Scripts in Development

Hannah Korn, Collections Management Assistant, Department of Drawings and Prints

Posted: Thursday, June 28, 2012

The range of manuscripts included in Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition suggests the importance of book production in the cultures found throughout the exhibition. Paleography (the study of handwriting) provides insight into the development of script and writing during this time.

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This blog accompanied the special exhibition Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, on view March 14–July 8, 2012.