Definition of Scriptoria

1. Noun. (plural of scriptorium) ¹



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Definition of Scriptoria

1. scriptorium [n] - See also: scriptorium

Scriptoria Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scriptoria

script supervisors
scriptability
scriptable
scripted
scripter
scripters
scripting
scripting language
scripting languages
scriptless
scriptlet
scriptlets
scriptlike
scriptment
scriptments
scriptoria (current term)
scriptorial
scriptorium
scriptoriums
scriptory
scripts
scriptural
scripturalism
scripturalist
scripturalists
scripturally
scripturalness
scripture
scriptures
scripturist

Literary usage of Scriptoria

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1. Bibliomania in the Middle Ages: Or, Sketches of Bookworms, Collectors, Bible by Frederick Somner Merryweather (1849)
"Thus we read, that in the Cistercian orders there were places set apart for the transcription of books called scriptoria, ..."

2. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1907)
"In these scriptoria of various kinds the earliest annals and chronicles in the English language were penned, in the beautiful and painstaking forms in which ..."

3. The Orbis Pictus of John Amos Comeniusby Johann Amos Comenius, Charles William Bardeen by Johann Amos Comenius, Charles William Bardeen (1887)
"... 7. then we dip the Neb in an Ink-horn, 8. which is stopped with a Stopple, 9. and we put our /V/M, into a Pennar, 10. Ars scriptoria^ Veteres ..."

4. The Orbis Pictus of John Amos Comeniusby Johann Amos Comenius by Johann Amos Comenius (1887)
"... j. then we dip the Neb in an Ink-horn, 8. which is stopped with a Stopple, 9. and we put our Pens, into a Pennar, 10. Ars scriptoria. ..."

5. Note-book Kept by Thomas Lechford, Esq., Lawyer, in Boston, Massachusetts by Thomas Lechford, James Hammond Trumbull (1885)
"... scriptoria hujus. And in testimony thereof and that the said Edmund and Anne are man and wife together and were married upon the xix"1 day of June last ..."

6. The History of Taunton, in the County of Somerset by Joshua Toulmin (1822)
"By means of these scriptoria, the monks, particularly the bénédictines, compiled and preserved the first annals of Saxon history, without which, ..."

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