Colophon This site is built on WordPress and the Genesis Theme with design by Peter Gurry and programming by Edwin Smith. The main typefaces are Garamond Premier Pro and FF Scala Sans Pro. Get new articles in your inbox A monthly digest of new and popular articles Leave this field empty if you're human: What’s a colophon? A colophon is typically a comment left by the scribe giving details about the production of the manuscript. The colophon in GA 1415 (f. 189r) giving the date it was written (AD 1145).