In this blog post for the ‘Post-imperial priests’-project, I discuss traces of use and what they can tell us about how manuscripts were used. I examine three sets of neumes specifically (see the dots and scribbles in the image above), which are examples of an early medieval notation system for music. The blog post is a byproduct of the research I have done in the past months on the group of manuscripts that I have discussed in a previous post on the same blog.

Read the blog entry here.