Handwriting is not only brainwriting but also body- and soulwriting

Handwriting is not only brainwriting but also body- and soulwriting

„Anatomical projections in handwriting“ sounds strange. At least very artificial, somewhat far-fetched. However, we should not be that fast with our conclusion. Why? First of all, the likeable enthusiasm of the author makes the topic attractive. Another reason is: the book is written by the osteopath Ciprian Marius Ceteras, that is, by a person who helps his patients and by this learns a lot about them. Maybe that... Read more
Federkiel & Tintenhorn

Federkiel & Tintenhorn

„Federkiel & Tintenhorn“ lautet das Thema der bis 22.03.2020 andauernden Ausstellung im Rätischen Museum (Chur, Schweiz). Gezeigt wird, wie die Handschrift den Alltag eroberte indem sie aus den damaligen Schreibstuben der Klöster, in denen sich Mönche und Nonnen mit prächtig verzierten Handschriften befassten, heraustrat. Der Wandel wird mit zahlreichen historischen Handschriften aus Graubünden illustriert. Parallel wird auch die Entwicklung der Schreibkultur aufgezeigt. Die Reise beginnt bei der Geschichte... Read more
The Matendaran (Yerevan, Armenia) – one of the world largest collection of manuscripts

The Matendaran (Yerevan, Armenia) – one of the world largest collection of manuscripts

The Matendaran (Armenian: Մատենադարան) is one of the oldest and riches manuscript archives in the world. Its collection is over 23000 manuscripts and scrolls and over 500000 different documents. The manuscripts cover practically all areas of ancient, medieval and new Armenian science and culture: history, geography, astrology, music, grammar, rhetoric, philology, philosophy, law, medicine, mathematics, astronomy, literature etc.  The majority of manuscripts are in Armenian, however there some artifacts... Read more
Moscow Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy

Moscow Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy

In Moscow  exists a unique museum of calligraphy, already for more than 10 years. It was created due to the inspiration, enthusiasm and full financial support of the famous businessman Alexey Saburov. The museum possesses an extensive collection of modern calligraphic masterpieces of the 20th-21st centuries. The permanent exhibition consists of 150 artifacts, and the entire collection includes several thousand works by 443 modern masters from 65 countries. ... Read more