Nota bene (/
The markings used to draw readers' attention in medieval manuscripts are also called nota bene marks. The common medieval markings do not, however, include the abbreviation NB. The usual medieval equivalents are anagrams from the four letters in the word nota, the abbreviation DM from dignum memoria ("worth remembering"), or a symbol of a little hand (☞), called a manicule or index, with the index finger pointing towards the beginning of the significant passage.
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- Addison, Joseph (1891). The Works of Joseph Addison. W. W. Gibbings. p. 283.
- Addison, Joseph (2004). "No. 102 Wednesday, June 27, 1711". Project Gutenberg.
- Harper, Douglas. "nota bene". Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved 2016-03-02.
- "nota bene". HM Courts & Tribunals Service - Glossary of terms - Latin. Her Majesty's Courts Service, United Kingdom. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- Raymond Clemens and Timothy Graham, Introduction to Manuscript Studies (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007), p. 44.
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