court scribe

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A Carolingian manuscript at Urbino probably provided the model for the Gospels with Ferrarese decoration written by the Mantuan court scribe Matteo Contugi (Fig.
25, the author identifies this individual as a court scribe, without addressing the difference between his and Kummel's identification of Muranu's administrative position); and textual references to the individuals who bear the title sa res sarri sa muhhi quppi sa sarri sa (ina) E.
For the next 800 years, successive court scribes copied and recopied the text, often using the richest of pigments to create exquisite illustrations, almost 100 of which have been brought together in the Epic of the Persian Kings exhibition currently at The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Given the importance of historicizing and contextualizing the daily operation of the criminal justice system, that is, to understand notions of law in a particular place and time, it is imperative to discuss the work routine of the court scribes and assess the administration of criminal justice on the basis of the extensive case file evidence, not, as has often been the case, on the second-hand comments of late colonial observers.