Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture

scriptorium: area in a monastery where books and documents were written, copied, and illuminated.

Other parts of a monestery: chapter house, cloister, refectory.

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After Tábara Beatus, F. 167v
Madrid, Archivo Histórico Nacional
Cod. 1097B

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