What on earth would Guda make of it? A scientist (and a woman no less!) heading off from Ghent in a self-propelling vehicle carrying a
Take a good look at this stunning image of the Resurrection: If you look carefully, you will see a nun kneeling at the top left.
When you are looking for a medieval female scribe, it doesn’t get any better than this: “Scripsit Sophya” — Sophia wrote [this]! It really doesn’t.
If you ever find yourself in Austria, you really should take the time to visit the monastery of Admont (in Steiermark, in Southeast Austria). The
Do a thought experiment with me for a second. Close your eyes and call to mind a scriptorium (a space of book production) in a