Yale Book History

The Yale Program in the History of the Book brings together scholars across disciplines to explore the materiality of the written word over time and across cultures. For the full schedule and details, visit bookhistory.yale.edu.
  • Paleographical Challenge #8

    February 7, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : …Conferring with sundry...
  • Byzantine/Arabic pattern sheet

    Byzantine/Arabic Manuscript Pattern Sheet

    February 6, 2020

  • Paleographical Challenge #6

    February 5, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : Your lovinge Soveraine Elizabeth R...
  • Paleographical Challenge #4

    February 3, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . Suggested solution to last Friday’s puzzle : The Rev. Charles Churchill, Halifax,...
  • Paleographical Challenge #3

    January 31, 2020

    Today’s puzzle pictured above for the Paleographical Challenge . [Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : To make a good Red rulin Inke Take fyne...
  • Paleographical Challenge #2

    January 30, 2020

    Today’s challenge pictured above for Paleographical Challenge . [Suggested solution to yesterday’s challenge : To make inke To make inke. Take...
  • Paleographical Challenge #1

    January 29, 2020

    Welcome to Paleographical Challenge #1! We’ll provide an example, drawn from an item in the Beinecke Library’s current exhibition, “Subscribed: The...