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Medieval Latin scrīptōrium from Latin scrīptus past participle of scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Medieval Latin scriptōrium, from Latin scriptōrius (“pertaining to writing").
At St Albans he was in charge of the scriptorium, or writing room, and he died about 1422.
But he turned his attention at an early date to literature, and for many years he appears to have spent his summers in the scriptorium.
Styli from the monastic scriptorium testify to the writing that formed part of the daily work of the monks.
The series of buildings consists of the college, monastery, hospice and scriptorium - the four forming a quadrangle connected by beautiful cloisters.
On the eastern side of the north transept is the "scriptorium" or writing-room (P 1), with the library above.
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