BOOK FACT FRIDAY

Greek Manuscripts at Princeton, Sixth to Nineteenth CenturyFACT:  In around a.d. 900, a parchment volume of 400 folios (book pages) cost between 20 and 25 gold pieces equivalent to the earnings of one poor family for 5 years.

Greek Manuscripts at Princeton, Sixth to Nineteenth Century:
A Descriptive Catalogue Sofia Kotzabassi & Nancy Patterson Ševčenko, with the collaboration of Don C. Skemer