The Archimedes Palimpsest

http://www.archimedespalimpsest.org/ Palimpsest is one of my favorite words. It refers to a text that has been written over, but is still somewhat legible beneath the newer text. This writing over creates this fascinating relationship between the original and the new text. Often this happened in the medieval era because parchment, made from the skins of … Continue reading The Archimedes Palimpsest