[Duraspace] Scrolls in the Age of the Book | edX

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Wed May 20 23:50:21 SAST 2015

This course is an introduction to the making and use of scrolls in the
European Middle Ages. The codex, with its portability and instant access to
any place in the text, became the dominant container for writing after the
4th century BCE, but scrolls continued to be made. Why and how did the
scroll format remain popular and relevant in the age of the codex? This
course proposes four main reasons


*​The scroll-vs-book battle, a very long time ago, sounds a lot like the
book-vs-internet battle today!!​*
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.lib.sun.ac.za/pipermail/duraspace/attachments/20150520/e040224d/attachment.html>

More information about the Duraspace mailing list