scriptorium

[ UK /skɹɪptˈɔːɹi‍əm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a room in a monastery that is set aside for writing or copying manuscripts
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  • As the ironwork from St Albans slype, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is very innovative, it is possible that the inspiration for the smiths came from the abbey scriptorium.
  • It harks back to the days of early writing when texts in a 14th-century scriptorium were difficult to locate since they lacked cataloguing, indexes, or tables of contents.
  • Adamnan, after Columba himself the brightest ornament of the School of Iona, in his "Life" of the founder, makes explicit references to the tabulae, waxen tablets for writing; to the pens and styles, graphia and calami, and to the ink-horn, cornicula atramenti, to be found in the scriptorium. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • The inevitable coughs and colds of winter, the chilblained hands and heels, kept him busy replenishing the medicine cupboard in the infirmary, and thanks to the necessary brazier his timber workshop was somewhat warmer to work in than the carrels of the scriptorium. The Confession of Brother Haluin
  • The owners now provide rental : Olympic media village AO GITY business building luxury apartment business portal Scriptorium 80 square meters.
  • Prior Robert was replacing a book in the aumbry cupboard at the end of the scriptorium. The Holy Thief
  • The discovery of two inkwells and a plastered table and bench strongly suggested that one of the rooms was a scriptorium, a room set apart for writing or copying manuscripts.
  • In each monastery there was a special hall, called the "scriptorium", reserved for the labours of the copyists. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Among the finds he made were water pools, which he believed were used for ritual bathing, and multiple inkwells found in a room that became known as the "scriptorium. Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion
  • Adamnan, after Columba himself the brightest ornament of the School of Iona, in his "Life" of the founder, makes explicit references to the tabulae, waxen tablets for writing; to the pens and styles, graphia and calami, and to the ink-horn, cornicula atramenti, to be found in the scriptorium. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
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