In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The Psalter, datable to about 795, is known commonly as the Dagulf Psalter, for its chief scribe includes his name in one of the dedicatory poems, written in letters of gold.
- The names of some of his patrons are known through his colophons, and it is probable that he primarily earned his living by being a teacher in the richer circles, rather than as a scribe.
- Jean was an illuminator who established a thriving workshop in Bourges with the help of André Rousseau, a scribe, manuscript agent, and the librarian of the university.
- After the words ‘Cum Santo Marco in soldo’ the scribe added ‘in uno scudo’ above the line of writing.
- Bishko used this discovery to draw important conclusions about the nature of the Historia Silense, but he dismissed the inaccuracy itself as merely the error of an ignorant scribe.
2also ScribeBibleescriba masculine
4humorous(writer, journalist)escribidor masculine humorousescribidora feminine humorous
- Burgess's first love was music and the Manchester-born scribe did not plan on becoming a writer but aspired instead to being a composer.
- Like all sites conceived as digital brochures, it has far too much text which includes an overly lavish encomium by a Sunday newspaper scribe.
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