Glosses, commentaries, schemes and diagrams added to the margins of manuscripts give us a vivid insight into how the curriculum was read, digested, taught and transformed. In this theme we present some of the clues that help us understand this material from the margins
Techniques of reading and learning are visible between the lines and in the margins of the manuscript.
Rhetoric and dialectic in schemes
Diagrams and other visual devices were added in manuscripts to help readers understand and memorise rhetorical and logical concepts.
Propositions and syllogisms provided a methodology for constructing a logical argument.