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Manuscript Road Trip: The Jersey Turnpike

Remember last time when I said we’d go to the Jersey Shore? I lied. There are no medieval manuscripts on the Jersey Shore. If you’re a Bruce Springsteen fan, I highly recommend a visit to… 946 more words

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The Sound of Medieval Manuscript Studies

“Sound inhabits its own time and dissipates quickly” (Douglas Kahn)

It’s the 17th of December and I’m sitting alone in the office that I usually share with six other early career researchers. 851 more words

The 12 Days Of Christmas Stamps 2014: Day 3 – Greenland & Iceland

Greenland issued their 2014 Christmas stamps on 20th October. Designed by Lisbeth Karline, the kr 10 and kr 11,50 stamps depict images from a popular annual television special called “Christmas Greetings to Greenland.” The stamps are sold in a booklet of twelve with a total face value of 129 Danish krona. 349 more words

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Manuscript Road Trip: The Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies

As we head north out of Baltimore on I-95, we’ll cross the Delaware River and head into Wilmington, where there are manuscripts to be found at the University of Delaware. 1,382 more words

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Another 2014 Anniversary: Worcester and Oxford

Everyone knows that 2014 is the centenary of the start of the First World War. Some Worcester residents and cathedral afficionados may know of another commemoration this year: the 300th anniversary of the founding of Worcester College in the University of Oxford in 1714. 670 more words

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Manuscript Road Trip: The Digital Walters

For the past year, I’ve been using the image at the left – Joseph, Mary, and baby Jesus on their road trip to Egypt – as a metaphoric representation of my virtual road trip. 1,590 more words

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To Honor St. Francis

St. Andrew Avellino

They’ve been painstakingly cleaning each delicate page with a brush, and now thirteen medieval manuscripts from the Sacred Convent of St. Francis in Assisi plus some other artifacts will leave Italy and go to New York for exhibit, … 154 more words

Month Of The Holy Souls