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The German Fraktur and Kurrent scripts (website in French)
First Steps in reading the Kurrent script on the website of Geschichte Online (History Online), a collaboration of Austrian universities.

Kurrent is an old form of German language handwriting based on late medieval cursive writing, also known as Kurrentschrift or Alte Deutsche Schrift ("Old German script"). Over the history of its use into the first part of the 20th century, many individual letters acquired variant forms.
Stterlin was a modern script based on Kurrentschrift that is characterized by simplied letters and vertical strokes that was taught in Germans schools until 1941. (from Wikipedia ...
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The Old German script, (FF, A.L.G.H.) (text in German)
Cat-Fons by Peter WIEGEL



Stterlinschrift (Stterlin script), or Stterlin for short, is the last widely used form of the old German blackletter handwriting (Deutsche Kurrentschrift). In Germany, the old German cursive script developed in the 16th century replacing the Gothic handwriting at the same time that bookletters developed into the Fraktur typeface. Some people refer to all old German handwriting scripts as Stterlin, although variants of the Kurrent script were in use centuries before graphic artist Ludwig Stterlin (1865?1917) was born. Stterlin was commissioned to create a modern handwriting script by the Prussian ministry for culture in 1911 and his handwriting scheme gradually replaced the older cursive scripts. The word Stterlin is nowadays often used to refer to all varieties of Old German handwriting although this specific script was only taught in all German schools from 1935 to 1941. (from Wikipedia ...
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The German Stterlin script
We learn Stterlin (both in German).

SLP 2000
to learning Stterlin. (German)
Tutorials under
this link.



Paleographic course Arisitum (website in French)

Brigham Young University presents his Center for Family History and Genealogy as well as his
Script Tutorials for German Script (Page in German and English) and French Script (Page in French or English)
Atelier palographique des Archives Nationales Luxembourg franaise (in French)



learning LATIN (a practical online tutorial for beginners)
Lexicon abbreviaturarum
LATIN for beginners and advanced learners (in French)
LATIN 1: THE EASY WAY (c) 1999 by C.J. Cherryh
Practical Latin

Luxembourgish-French dictionary
The luxembourgish Online Dictionary
Lu-Fr-De-Pt-En

Dictionary of the French language by
Emile Littr

Frhneuhochdeutsches Wrterbuch (in German with Google Books)
German Dictionary by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm (University of Trier)

Dictionary of the Luxembourgish language (University of Luxembourg)




Books related to this topic

the
C. A. Starke Verlag is proposing some interesting books !
Buy with
Amazon the book Deutsche Schreibschrift: Lehrbuch: Lesen und Schreiben lernen at Euro 12,00.
Degener-Verlag holds some books and documents in connection with this topic especially the book Palographie ? Aktenkunde ? Archivalische Textsorten (ISBN: 3-7686-1064-0) at a price of Euro 19,80
Alte Kirchenbcher richtig lesen - Hand- und bungsbuch fr Familiengeschichtsforscher, Roger P. Minert im Verlag E & U Brockhaus, Wuppertal, 2005 (ISBN 3-930132-25-7)

Further books and CD's at
Johann Heinrich Barth.
The
Verlag Hahnsche Buchhandlung, Taschenbuch der Zeitrechnung des deutschen Mittelalters und der Neuzeit by Herman GROTEFEND, (1986).
Hachette, Paris by Louis-Jean CALVET (1996): Histoire de l?criture
Editions du CFAL, Lige by Jean-Franois GILMONT (1998): Le livre, du manuscrit l?re lectronique. Notes de bibliologie.

A Latin-French-German Dictionary by 'Victor RACINE' can be ordered in the
roots.lu-shop. This document makes your researches in the parochia registers easier !

Do you know other internet sites, other books related to this page, then
send us this information. Thank you in advance for your kind help ! 
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