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Abbot Theodore's Rules for the Scriptorium and the Library

Circa 825 CE
Theodore Studite (Menologion of Basil II)

The Stoudios Monastery as depicted in an 11th-century Byzantine manuscript.

St. Theodore, the Studite.

At Stoudios (Latin: Studium), a monastery near Constantinople, about 825 Abbot Theodore produced a new set of monastic regulations that emphasized the scriptorium and the library, and outlined the duties of the librarian.

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