Putting the Sexy in Sexy Codicology

Sexy Codicology, Year II

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the term “Sexy” the following way:

generally attractive or interesting : appealing <a sexy stock>

And that is what Codicology is to me: Attractive and Interesting.

The Sexy Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry
France, 1408/1409
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A Few Words on the Digitized Medieval Manuscripts Map

Mappa Mundi

Uncharted  Manuscripts’ Territory, charted.

We have all seen those medieval maps on manuscripts: Fascinating! So fascinating that here at Sexy Codicology we decided to create several of our own: The Maps of Digitized Manuscripts Available Online.

The aim is simple: Create maps that link to digitized special collections, so that everyone, at any time, can explore medieval manuscripts on their own. … Continue reading!