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Thanks to everyone who submitted manuscripts recently!

We’ll be in touch. Unfortunately we can’t give feedback on all the writing submitted, but we will read your work and let you know the outcome. 23 more words


The Skinny on Bad Parchment

My favourite activity is to touch, smell, and listen to the crackling sound of cows and sheep that have been dead for a thousand years. That’s right, I am talking about medieval parchment, the standard material for books made between the fifth and thirteenth centuries. 1,097 more words

Medieval Scribes

Cover Your Ass(ets), Part 3: Double Your Coverage

In reviewing the last installment, we found that too many generic, common, and misleading terms were used. These advice columns are written in spare time around standard NDAS work; even we slip into popular lingo when we should not. 82 more words


You fall asleep in one place, wake up in another. Where are you?

This is a fantasy story prompt, something that can be built on. Take as much time as you need and write a Scene 1.

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Short Pieces

The Annals of Ulster

Dr Bernadette Cunningham is the commissioned researcher for the Annals of Ulster. Here Bernadette discusses the importance of the annals and the impact they have had on her research. 490 more words


The Reliability of the New Testament

Have you ever heard people say that the Bible is unreliable? Have you heard them say that the books of the Bible were legendary developments, or that Jesus didn’t really claim to be the Son of God and that was written into the gospels later, or that the Bible has been mistranslated over the centuries, perhaps to the point of being virtually unrecognizable from the originals or to the point of important doctrines being changed or ruined? 2,401 more words

Counter-Cult Information

Library Opening Hours, October Bank Holiday Monday, 27/10/2014

Due to the October Bank Holiday, all Library reading rooms will be closed on Monday 27th October 2014. The 24-hour Kinsella Hall in the Ussher Library and the 1937 Postgraduate Reading Room will remain open by ID card access to Trinity students and staff. 18 more words