31 Days of Medieval Manuscripts (2015) · Linguistics, Codes, and Undeciphered Writing Systems · Medieval Art and Architecture

Visigothic Script – Day Twenty-Two of Medieval Manuscripts

I always get excited when I find a great new (or at least new-to-me) website about medieval manuscripts, and today, I just discovered litteravisigothica.com, which is dedicated to the study of Visigothic script. Visigothic script a form of writing used in Hispania, specifically the Iberian Peninsula area, roughly between the 8th and 12th centuries A.D. (source).  It is… Continue reading Visigothic Script – Day Twenty-Two of Medieval Manuscripts

Linguistics, Codes, and Undeciphered Writing Systems · Writing Prompt Responses

WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #5: Brevity and Bletchley Park

Prompt #5 wanted me to write a story, which didn't interest me at all, but it also wanted me to practice brevity, which interested me much more. So, I decided to just choose a (non-fiction) topic and limit my word count. The resulting article is exactly my target 200 words; this introduction and my sources… Continue reading WordPress Writing 101 Prompt #5: Brevity and Bletchley Park