Decoding the Dragon
Challenge 1: Match the letterforms
Challenge 2: Trace the Prayer Book
With a pencil or pen, trace the letterforms in the phrase below from the Dragon Prayer Book.
Then, try to write out a few of the letters or words.
Challenge 1: Learning and Using Abbreviations
Write a word or two in English using abbreviations found in the Dragon Prayer Book, such as the abbreviations below. Then, tweet a photo of your calligraphy with the hashtag #decodingthedragon and add either @stephenfry or @Northeastern.
Challenge 2: Decoding the Tweets
For your next challenge, decode a tweet that has already been posted under #decodingthedragon
Once you’ve decoded a tweet, you will be awarded a Dragon Prayer Book prize!
Challenge 1: Decoding the Dragon Prayer Book (Easy)
For your first challenge, decode a line from the Dragon Prayer Book with no abbreviations.
Challenge 2: Decoding the Dragon Prayer Book (Difficult)
For your next challenge, decode a moderately abbreviated line from the Dragon Prayer Book.
Challenge 3: Decoding the Dragon Prayer Book (EXTREME)
For your final challenge, decode a heavily abbreviated line from the Dragon Prayer Book.