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Melibeus Nov 16
Book or pet dog? Stowe 17 f. 13v
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Which is the fairest of them all? Images of Venus in books through the ages
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History of Astronomy Nov 15
Total eclipse of the Sun - Medieval manuscripts blog (miniature of Alexander the Great consulting his astrologers about an eclipse of the sun after the battle of Arbela, c. 1468-75)
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Tuija Ainonen 14h
Delicate initials E and H including zoomorphic, foliate and interlace features, 10thC Canterbury
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 16
's oldest papyrus? Earliest copy of Plato's Phaedo, from 3rd century BCE (Papyrus 488)
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 16
's oldest papyrus? Earliest copy of Plato's Phaedo, from 3rd century BCE (Papyrus 488)
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BL Hebrew Project Nov 12
Enjoy this awesome full-page miniature of the Tetragrammaton from our 14th century Kings MS 1
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 16
Henry VII's formidable mother, Margaret Beaufort, owned this copy of Boccaccio's 'Book of Famous Women'. But did its stories inspire her?
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Marginalia Nov 15
Harvesting people . Mandrake Medical and herbal collection, last quarter of the 12th century, Sloane 1975, f. 49
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Melibeus Nov 15
Personification of Philosophy Harley 4338 f. 1v
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Tuija Ainonen Nov 16
Second time's a charm for ownership claim and putting a curse on book thieves.
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Cillian O'Hogan Nov 15
Today was manuscripts day in Introductory Latin and this is what we looked at (all from ): Papyrus 229 , Papyrus 745 (r) , Royal 2 A XVI f 3r , Add 42130 f 32v . Fun times!
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 15
And Venus was her name ...
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 15
Boccaccio’s Venus in Cyprus
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 15
Irene (Eirene) painting, from a French copy of Boccaccio's 'Book of Famous Women', made c. 1440
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Julian Harrison Nov 15
An advert for a Professor of Mathematics at Paris, 15 July 1576, bound into British Library Cotton MS Vespasian F V (f. 232)
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 15
Calling all papyrologists! Do you work on on the conservation, preservation, cataloguing or digitisation of papyri?
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Dr Huw Lewis-Jones Nov 15
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Medieval Manuscripts Nov 15
Thanks for your message. A version of the exhibition will open in NYC next autumn
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