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The best pictures of a Monastic Scriptorium

Posted in Art, Arts and Crafts, Best pictures, Bible, Historical articles, History, Illustrators, Literature, Religion on Sunday, 23 August 2015

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The best pictures of a monastic scriptorium show the monks at work on their elaborate and painstaking artistry.
The first picture shows a group of monks in the scriptorium.

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A monastic scriptorium by Peter Jackson

The second picture shows a closer view of a monk at work on his vellum manuscript.

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A monk writing his script on the vellum page by John Keay

The third picture shows a monk at his desk.

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A monk in the scriptorium by Peter Jackson

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