The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (Vatican Library) have joined efforts in a landmark digitization project with the aim of opening up their repositories of ancient texts. 227 more words
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Our Latin in Medieval Britain display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford has now been taken down. However, it remains available to view in virtual format on our website… 55 more words
This week is the last chance to see our Latin in Medieval Britain display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. It will remain available to view in virtual format on our website… 16 more words
Everyone has heard about the Magna Carta, but no one seems to know what it is.
Let’s get the most important thing out of the way first: Magna Carta means “Great Charter” in Latin. 237 more words
The following story contains references to four books currently in private hands as a small quartet. I have received permission from the owners to publish my thoughts on the books and their relation to Protzer’s collection as a whole. 2,702 more words
One of the most interesting places I visited in Oxford was the Bodleian Library. It is one of the oldest public libraries in the world. It was named after Sir Thomas Bodley who worked hard to establish and expand an original collection of books into a grand university library. 198 more words