|Melissande Psalter (British Library, Egerton 1139, f.210), early 12th century. Images by permission of the British Library.|
|Well, the script itself is pretty easy, but the tricks lie in the numerous abbreviations. If you have got this far you might like to try a transcript of the whole text. Use a pen and paper, looking at the text pages. Then compare it with ours.|
|Click on each of the above to walk your way through a segment of the text. The transcript will appear in a separate window so that you can use it for reference at any time. These exercises are designed to guide you through the text, not test you, so you can cheat as much as you like.|
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