The aim of the Paleography Workshop is to create a significant database for the greek manuscripts of middle Age and and post-byzantine era and its scientific use, with ultimate goal the study of the history of the texts of Ancient Greek and Byzantine Literature. This database relies on a collection of more than 500 digitized copies of Byzantine and post- byzantine greek manuscsripts, whose originals are found in various libraries all over the world. The Workshop also provides descriptive catalogues, specialized studies on Byzantine manuscripts and a basic library with research tools. The Workshop addresses to scholars, editors and historians of the University of Crete, and of other research Foundations of Greece and abroad as well.
Laboratory of Paleography
Department of Philology
Greek Paleography and Text Editions, History of the texts of Ancient Greek and Byzantine Literature, Codicology and History of manuscript book.