Seven Scribal Virtues

When Pope Gregory I (540-604 CE) defined the seven deadly sins, he also gave values to adopt, The Seven Virtues. Virtues may be both built-in talents and learned actions. They are both good deeds and their necessary training.  Here, I describe the seven virtues relating to scribes. Traits that effuse every scribes’ calligraphy and illumination on their every scroll, whether novice […]

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