Esempio (semplificato) di minuscola carolingia, tipo di scrittura adoperato in buona parte dell'Europa occidentale (a eccezione di Spagna, Irlanda, Italia meridionale)

Esempio (semplificato) di minuscola carolingia, tipo di scrittura adoperato in buona parte dell'Europa occidentale (a eccezione di Spagna, Irlanda, Italia meridionale)

Disk Brooch, 675–700  Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany  Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl

Disk Brooch, 675–700 Frankish; Found in Niederbreisig, western Germany Gold sheet with filigree and inlays of garnet, glass, and mother-of-pearl

Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance".

Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance".

Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

Lettering Inspiration for Graphic Designers, Calligraphy Artists ,Typographers, Type Designers, Art Students , Letterers and CAPI Project Ideas, Writing Styles, Alphabet Styles , ABC of Fonts

Lettering Inspiration for Graphic Designers, Calligraphy Artists ,Typographers, Type Designers, Art Students , Letterers and CAPI Project Ideas, Writing Styles, Alphabet Styles , ABC of Fonts

Carolingian dynasty: was a Frankish noble family with originals in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century.

Carolingian dynasty: was a Frankish noble family with originals in the Arnulfing and Pippinid clans of the 7th century.

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