Not only do we get internal claims, but also external proof that the events actually happened—reality instead of mythology, closeness to the actual events rather than centuries later, but next we get to take on… 573 more words
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Kept by the accountant William Pickin, this volume records a full year’s accounts for the estates of Charles Pierrepont, 1st Earl Manvers. This includes the income and expenditure for 31 estates from Burgh, Hemingby and Asterly in Lincolnshire, Old Cotes, Beighton and Adwick upon Dearne in Yorkshire, and Perlethorpe, Budby and Edwinston in Nottinghamshire.
Featured Image: Two pages of Codex Selden, glyphs added later, covering original depictions.
First reported by Sci News, the confirmation that Codex Selden is indeed a palimpsest, and the unveiling of the uncovered, original text (glyphs), is truly amazing, and likely a game changer for the history of pre-Hispanic Mixtec. 473 more words
My frequent co-conspirator Ken Penner and I, with the assistance of Nick Meyer, have been working on something I pitched to Ken last summer: The Lexham Dead Sea Scrolls Hebrew-English Interlinear Bible… 296 more words
How were large collections of lyric poetry (with or without music) assembled?
I’ve been pondering the collection of jeux partis (debate songs; hereafter JPs) in… 1,056 more words