If you’re curious to witness the transition from scroll to book, or to find out which features of Medieval illumination were already used in Late Antiquity, you shouldn’t miss the Vergilius Romanus.
Once upon a time only dukes, popes, and princesses could hold a priceless artifact like the Vergilius Romanus in their hands. Today, facsimiles allow you to leaf through them — well, at least virtually! So what are you waiting for?
In 1952, a millennia-old papyrus containing the Epistles of St. Peter was discovered in Egypt. We know that it was written in Greek by several hands, but many more questions remain unanswered.
We wanted to know how Quaternio Verlag was able to reproduce the century-old folios of the Vienna Genesis down to the smallest detail. What we found out exceeds our expectations.