, P. Dutton
The Autograph of Eriugena
123 p., + 99 pl., 155 x 245 mm, 1996
Languages: English, Latin
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The great paleographer Ludwig Traube was the first to suggest that
the actual handwriting of John Scottus Eriugena could be
identified. In this new study, the first full examination of the
problem of Eriugena's handwriting, the authors not only
systematically review the evidence, but suggest a solution. Their
identification of the autograph is based upon a detailed
palaeographical and philological examination of the surviving
examples of the scripts of the two Irishmen who wrote in the twelve
ninth-century manuscripts associated directly with Eriugena and his