Monthly Archives: April 2012

First They Kiss and Then They Bite: How Letters in Love Make History

By Erik Kwakkel (@erik_kwakkel) If you don’t know when something precisely happened, can you still call it a historical event? What is the historian to do with information from a source that is not dated? What if it mentions how an official … Continue reading

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Animals and their Books

by Jenny Weston As I was perusing through some images of my current corpus of Norman manuscripts this week, I came across an old folder titled “animals and their books.” When I first began my doctoral research, I made a … Continue reading

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Lieftinck Lectures in Medieval Manuscripts

Lieftinck Lectures, a set on Flickr. The VIDI-project “Turning Over a New Leaf” (co-)organizes several public lectures and colloquia related to medieval manuscripts. The theme for 2011-2012 is “Books and Readers in Medieval Britain and Ireland”. Modest displays of manuscripts … Continue reading

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Texts as Trees and the Importance of Ink.

by: Julie Somers Continuing with my theme of digitized medieval manuscripts, last week I attended a workshop in Belgium titled “Methods and Means for Digital Analysis of Ancient and Medieval Texts and Manuscripts” sponsored by the Tree of Texts project, … Continue reading

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‘Again he came and found them sleeping, for their eyes were heavy’ (Matt. 26.43)

We’re taking a break from our regular Friday blogging schedule this week due to the Easter vacation!

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