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It was created by scribes in a scriptorium in Wales under Jackson’s artistic direction, and is the first monumental, illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in the modern era.
Visual inspection suggested that this manuscript, from the Christ Church scriptorium in Canterbury and dating to about 1125 C.E. to 1150 C.E., was also made of interleaved calf, sheep, and goat.
Until William Caxton used a printing press in 1475, English words were reproduced by scribes in scriptoria.
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Origin and Etymology of scriptorium
First Known Use: 1774See Words from the same year
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