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#PitMatch + #MSWL Twitter Matchup

If you have a completed manuscript, there is a new contest for you! Author Brenda Drake has teamed up with the creator of Manuscript Wishlist… 97 more words


The Dominicans and Canon Law

A digital exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Dominican order is currently being hosted by Cambridge University Library. It features several eye-catching details from manuscripts held by The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University Library and some of the Cambridge colleges. 44 more words


eGangotri 18: Raghunath Temple Manuscripts Mentioned in Gopinath Kaviraj Manuscript All Digitized

In this Issue we have completed digitization of the Tantric Manuscripts at Raghunath Temple that were referred by MM Gopinath Kaviraj in his Work Tantric Sahitya ( Tantrik Literature ). 508 more words


Dutch as a koine?

Aarhus Danish Atlantic 160116 Dutch as a Koine

On January 16, 2016, I presented this paper in Aarhus at the symposium The Danish Atlantic (Aarhus University).  171 more words


Scientists Call It Gravity

There’s this idea people have once they’re left behind, people think they can replace those who left them. It’s ironic really because no matter what we do, we can never replace anyone because everyone is made up of such beautiful specific details. 365 more words

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Invoice with receipt, from John Greeves

Manuscript invoice on engraved billhead, recording in considerable detail the fitting out of a town house in Kings Lynn in Norfolk in 1807 by John Greeves for George Edwards Esq.

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A pilgrim's souvenir album

In his brilliant denunciation of late medieval pilgrimage culture, A Pilgrimage for Religion’s Sake, the Dutch humanist Erasmus (1466-1536) mocked the imaginary pilgrim Ogygius.  Ogygius, Erasmus wrote, returned from Santiago and Walsingham ‘choked with tin and leaden images on every side.’ Erasmus was referring here to the widespread custom of buying souvenir pilgrim badges, usually made of cheap tin-lead alloy, alongside other souvenirs like prayer-cards, terracotta tokens, and length of ribbon. 717 more words