The rise of Islam in the 7th century led to the rapid rise of Arabic as a major literary language in the region. Each variety of traditional letter form was studied with a view to finding its norm by careful comparison with archetypes in ancient monuments and books. The antica corsiva as italic was called at the timeused by late 15th-century papal scribes for rapidly writing briefs issued from the Vatican chancery, also became the preferred style of polite correspondence.
Detailed drawings show how to cut a quill and the right and wrong way to hold a pen. Arabic script was adopted as the primary script of the Persian language and the Turkish language.
Most of the included alphabets are diagrammed stroke by stroke. One of the earliest forms of new technology that caused the decline of handwriting was the invention of the ballpoint penpatented in by John Loud. The Arabic language also served to spread the Hindu—Arabic numeral system throughout Europe.
Around the middle of the 16th century, cancelleresca, or Italian chancery italic, had become the preferred hand of English intelligentsia and the royal court, who had learned it either directly from Italian or French writing masters such as Beauchesne or from printed books.
Kids trace the letters and then write their own. In some books the more formal black-letter looks stiff and narrow, and the lines forming the letters attain the perfect regularity of a picket fence; the rigidity is relieved only by hairlines made with the corner of the square-cut nib, which add a playful note to an otherwise sombre hand.
It displays the same lively inventiveness, the love of fantastic animal and bird forms zoomorphsintricate interlacing, and even, rhythmic script, set off by generous margins.
Reverently, Coluccio Salutatithe late 14th-century chancellor of Florence who followed Petrarch as leader of the movement, and his fellow humanists imitated the predominant old script, which they called lettera antica to distinguish it from the contemporary lettera moderna, a version of black-letter rotunda.
Relief methods of printing, such as woodcut and movable type, required less pressure from the press and produced a correctly oriented page in one pass because the plate was made with a reversed image.
Pavie includes a Cresci-style italic and two forms of French secretary on each page. Some people regard the growth of multimedia literacy as the first step towards a postliterate society.
Other important calligraphers of the day—such as Jean de Beauchesne, Ludovico Curione, Jan van den Veldeand Peter Bales—were also represented in the book. The penthe printing pressthe computer and the mobile phone are all technological developments which have altered what is written, and the medium through which the written word is produced.
The first calligraphy by a woman to appear in a printed work was that of Jacquemyne or Jacomina Hondius, the sister of the Dutch publisher, cartographer, and calligrapher Jodocus Hondius.
Courtesy of the trustees of the British Museum Paleographers have distinguished four types of black-letter textualis styles that were used in Germany, France, England, and Italy: And, after the 6th century, when the production of all books, pagan as well as Christian, was taken over by the church—notably by the monasteries, such as the Vivarium founded in southern Italy by Cassiodorusa scholar whose aim was to perpetuate Roman cultureand the houses that observed the Rule of St.
Phoenician Alphabet, Mother of Modern Writing ; Phoenician script was the alphabet used for transliterating the Holy Bible in Hebrew.; Evolution of Phoenician into Latin/Western scripts and Arabic/Eastern scripts.
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