Scriptorium

A writing room.

A writing room. The term is generally (but not exclusively) used of the place in a monastery or church where books are made.

  • French:
    Scriptorium
  • Italian:
    Sriptorium; Scrittorio
  • Spanish:
    Escritorio; Sriptorium

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).