- Codicology of Syriac Manuscripts from Late Antiquity to the present: the making of the Syriac book (materials, tools, layout; the scribe at work).
- The book and its content: the typology of Syriac book production.
- The art of the Syriac book: illustration and decoration.
- Syriac paleography.
- Cataloging Syriac books: old catalogs and new web tools.
- A comparative perspective: Arabic, Coptic, Armenian codicology, and illustration.
The summer school will enable students and scholars who already know Syriac, and/or have a basic knowledge of codicology, to study, analyze and describe Syriac manuscripts, from Late Antique age to the present, in a comparative perspective (with respect to Arabic, Coptic, Armenian manuscript culture), as cultural products, both material and immaterial.
Skills in cataloging and art-historical analysis will be attained.
Who can apply
MA students, Ph.D. students, anybody interested in Syriac codicology.
Basic knowledge of the Syriac language, and/or basic knowledge of codicology and book studies, Eastern and/or Western.
- Identity Document (passport in case you are a foreign student)
- Enrolment Form
- Curriculum Vitae
1 - 6 February 2021
31 October 2020
About the School
The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and ve ... Read More