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12th-century Byzantine manuscript returned to Greece

After being stolen from a monastery over fifty years ago, a 12th-century Byzantine manuscript has been returned to Greece by the J. Paul Getty Museum. This richly illustrated codex of the four gospels was created in Constantinople by the scribe Theoktistos in 1133. 258 more words

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Preserving Nirenberg's Genetic Code Chart

By Kristi Wright and Holly Herro

The National Library of Medicine is home to a series of very important documents in scientific history—Marshall Nirenberg’s Genetic Code Charts. 882 more words


My Writing Process Blog Hop

The awesome Jamie Dodson has chosen me to participate in a blog hop on my writing process. Jamie writes these excellent books on a teenage pilot set a few years before World War II. 1,556 more words


Writing Amed Day 11: Clusters and Set-up

The second day of editing Amed for Friday deadline is now done. I went through maybe one fourth of the manuscript, but instead of starting from a specific chapter I used what I call the cluster method. 258 more words


(254) BLY Ms.5140

“Heures à l’usage de Paris” is a Book of Hours in the collection of the Bibliothèque Municipale in Lyon [1]. It is dated ca. 1425–1430. On the last page of the calender a hybrid is seen, consisting of a goat (capricorn) and a shell-like figure. 24 more words


Reliability of the New Testament Infographic

Click the graphic to zoom in and get a closer look.  Graphic used with permission. 


Special Collections Visiting Scholars – Friending Cicero

The moment you login to Facebook you are faced with an up-to-the-second archive of vacation photographs, pet videos, political screes, and daily frustrations of your close friends, and distant acquaintances. 996 more words