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Medieval Scrolls at Harvard

Medieval scrolls continued to be made far into the era of the codex and served various purposes: archival, legal, musical, poetical, for reasons of format or of solemnity. This website explores the phenomenon of the scroll and introduces an exhibition at Harvard University’s Houghton Library The site and the exhibition arise form an interdisciplinary seminar conducted at Harvard in 2014.

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Thomas Kelly, Beverly Kienzle, Timothy Baker, William Stoneman, Lisa Fagin Davis, Leland Grigoli, Aaron Macks, Emerson Morgan, Porter White, Arlene L. Navarro, Helen Cushman, Rebecca Frankel, Honor Wilkinson, Zoey Walls, Patrick R. McCoy, Nicole Pulichene, Marina Connelly, Katherine Wrisley Shelby, Yashua Bhatti, Scott Possiel, and SeanT. McLaughlin.