Ask the Prof: What is a Colophon?

CSNTM’s digital collections research fellow, Denis Salgado, answers the question, “What is a colophon?” in this installment of the Ask the Prof series. Colophons provide us with information giving us insight into the context of a particular document’s production. Denis shares what some of those details were, how researchers analyze them, and how these little notes can serve as a connection point with the people who hand-copied the words of the New Testament centuries ago.

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