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FA-12378-78

Francis L. Newton
Duke University (Durham, NC 27705-4677)

A Comparative Study of the Scriptoria of Monte Cassino and Benevento

To study and compare, in Italy, the surviving 11th century manuscript of Latin classics in the Southern Italian writing centers of Monte Cassino and Benevento, with particular attention to their script and decoration. A small volume of facsimiles of pages from Benevento manuscripts may result.

Project fields:
Classical Languages; Classical Literature

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$17,644 (approved)
$17,644 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 8/31/1979