Manuscripta: A Journal for Manuscript Research
Susan L’Engle, Saint Louis University
Associate Editor Erica Lauriello, Saint Louis University
- Albert Derolez, “The Abbey of Saint-Bertin, the Liber Floridus, and the Origin of the Gesta Francorum Hierusalem expugnantium”
- Thomas Gobbitt, “The Manuscript Contexts of the Old English Frið of Ælfred and Guðrum”
- Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, “Catalogue of Greek Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Collections of the United States of America. Part VII: Madison, NJ, Drew University, Rose Memorial Library"
- Mark Alan Singer, “Evidence for an Early English Plenary Missal: The Flyleaves of MS Bodley 386”
- Thirty-Ninth Annual Saint Louis Conference on Manuscript Studies: Abstracts of Papers
The journal accepts articles and notes on topics relating to medieval and Renaissance manuscript studies, including (but not limited to) paleography, codicology, illumination, library history, reading and literacy, and manuscript catalogues.
Contributions are evaluated by double-blind peer review. Material for consideration should be submitted in English, following the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., with footnotes, double-spaced, and in electronic form (Microsoft Word). Please include an abstract of no more than 150 words as well as ten keywords. Citations and footnotes should be robust and full manuscript shelfmarks are expected. Where appropriate, please include citations to pertinent critical editions.
“Manuscript Notes” are a means to share preliminary observations, conjectures, and conclusions. The maximum length of submissions for such notes is 1,200-1,500 words (including foot notes), with accommodation for up to two black-and-white illustrations.
Address submissions and books for review to Manuscripta, Knights of Columbus Vatican Film Library, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University, 3650 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108-3302.
Manuscripta (ISSN 0025-2603) is published twice annually, and subscriptions are available through Brepols Publishers in print, print + online, and online forms. Print back issues for 1957-98 are available from the Vatican Film Library at $10 per issue.
MANUSCRIPTA OCCASIONAL PUBLICATIONS
Manuscripta also publishes through Brepols a subsidiary series of monographs, essay collections, or catalogues pertaining to medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and manuscript studies.
A multi-volume catalogue of the nearly 600 medieval and Renaissance manuscripts in the Library of the Early of Leicester, Holkham Hall. Authored by Suzanne Reynolds (manuscript curator of the Holkham Hall Library), the first volume – Manuscripts Produced in Italy to 1500 – contains approximately 200 manuscripts.
Department of Special Collections, Pius XII Memorial Library, Saint Louis University 3650 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108