News tagged with manuscripts

287-year-old Hebrew manuscript goes on sale

A 287-year-old manuscript handwritten in Hebrew and found in a cardboard box in a North Manchester garage, is to be auctioned this morning. The 18th Century richly illuminated Haggadah, used by Jews during the first two nights ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Other
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William Forbes manuscript rediscovered

Prof Ernest Metzger of the School of Law has announced the rediscovery of an 18th century manuscript by William Forbes (ca. 1688 – 1745), the first Professor of Civil Law in the University.

dateJul 18, 2013 in Other
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Rare manuscript by Italian master found

A University of Manchester academic has discovered an important and previously unknown manuscript by one of the medieval period's greatest thinkers, who was born 700 years ago this year.

dateJul 11, 2013 in Other
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