Harvesting cereal crops: a symbol of summer; 'The Labours of the Month of August', a miniature by Simon Bening from a sixteenth-century Flemish book of hours (München, StB, cod. lat. 23638, fol. 9v). (Seeing Symbols)
Today's #ManuscriptMonday word is 'Scribe'. A person engaged in the physical writing of books or documents. A number of scribes were also artists. In Antiquity, scribes and notaries constituted a professional class.