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Transcription of Brut Chronicle added to LUNA

Rylands English MS 103 has received a full transcription on Luna. The Brut Chronicle (a History of England), was one of the most popular Middle English prose texts, and is extant in English in approximately 181 manuscripts as well as other manuscripts in Anglo-Norman and Latin. 167 more words

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I am free for reading

For Epicurus, human suffering is always finite: “if it is slight, he says, you may despise it, if it is great it will not be long.”  1,139 more words


Manuscript Road Trip: The World's Most Mysterious Manuscript

We can’t leave New Haven until I introduce you to The World’s Most Mysterious Manuscript.

I won’t deny it. I have been captivated by Beinecke… 2,477 more words

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Manuscript Road Trip: A New Year in New Haven

The history of medieval manuscripts in the United States begins in New Haven, Connecticut, at Yale University. Beinecke MS 27 is not only the  first medieval manuscript recorded in the Yale collection but is thought to have been the first illuminated manuscript brought to the New World. 1,771 more words

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Lost Manuscripts Discovered by Sir Thomas Phillipps

In late 1837 Worcester Cathedral library was visited by Sir Thomas Phillipps (spelt with two ls and three ps), and he spent some time in the Chapter House, where the library was then stored. 737 more words


The Northumberland Bestiary available online

The Northumberland Bestiary (London, about 1250 – 1260) is now available online thanks to the J. Paul Getty Museum. To browse and enjoy, click here.

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Manuscript Road Trip: Manuscripts in Manhattan

There are so many reasons to love New York City. Broadway, Central Park, Ellis Island, MOMA, Zabar’s, H&H…the list goes on and on. 1,267 more words

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