News tagged with manuscripts

Romantic lessons from the Middle Ages

Love is in the air at the Bodleian Library this Valentine's Day, as the stories of epic medieval romances from King Arthur and Guinevere to Tristan and Isolde are on display.

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Other
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Star images helping to save Vatican books

( -- Antique books in the Vatican Library are being digitised to preserve them for future generations using a technique developed through ESA to store satellite images of the sky.

dateDec 19, 2011 in Other
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Powerful words

Ancient manuscripts that hold important clues to India’s intellectual and religious traditions will be the focus of a new study.

dateNov 09, 2011 in Other
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2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls go online

Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scrolls went online for the first time on Monday in a project launched by Israel's national museum ...

dateSep 26, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Historic Arabic medical manuscripts go online

Researchers may now search and browse the Wellcome Library’s Arabic manuscripts using groundbreaking functionalities in a new online resource that brings together rich descriptive information and exceptionally detailed ...

dateJul 28, 2011 in Other
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