Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Ars lectoria
(371 words)

The art of reading

Magister Seguinus or Siguinus

Date: 1087/88

Original Language: Latin


This is a long treatise on the orthography and rules for pronunciation and accentuation of the Latin language, similar in many cases to the Ars lectoria of Aimericus (q.v.). This fact leads the editors to think that both works are an adaptation of an earlier one. The author expressly says that he wrote it in 1087/88, though the editors suggest a date between this and the early 12th cent…

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González Muñoz, Fernando, “ Ars lectoria”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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