The author Josephus standing holding a manuscript which is being copied out by his scribe Samuel. The scribe is shown here as a monk in a Romanesque cloister, writing into an open book. Canterbury,
c. 1130

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Cambridge, St, Johnís College. Ms. A. 8, fol. 103v. After Christopher De Hamel, Medieval Craftsmen. Scribes and Illuminators (London: British Museum Press, 1992), pic. 1, p. 4.