(PhysOrg.com) -- While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, one of the most mysterious writings ever found penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands a research team ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology is to enable scholars for the first time to study a complete manuscript of one of the worlds most important and largest Korans.
While in Houghton Library, sorting through stacks of old manuscripts and letters from the great naturalist Charles Darwin, history of science graduate student Myrna Perez and lecturer Alistair Sponsel stumbled across something ...
The largest surviving family-owned library of medieval manuscripts in Britain can now be enjoyed by everyone thanks to the publication of a new book telling its fascinating story.
The pages of author Frances Hodgson Burnett's manuscript of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" -- separated for nearly a century -- have been reunited in Princeton University's Firestone Library.
The polished prose of Emma and Persuasion was the product of an interventionist editor, an Oxford University academic has found.
Irish scientists have found fragments of Egyptian papyrus in the leather cover of an ancient book of psalms that was unearthed from a peat bog, Ireland's National Museum said on Monday.
For more than 50 years medical research has been vetted through the peer-review process overseen by medical journal editors who assign reviewers to determine whether work merits publication. A study published in PLoS One ...
(AP) -- Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript separated for centuries are going on display together for the first time.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A rare - and possibly unique - text describing a Jewish exorcism has been discovered by a scholar of medieval Jewish studies.