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Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts

For anyone interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts, the history of books and related subjects. Topics of interest include the Dead Sea scrolls, Egyptian papyri, Biblical manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, Buddhist manuscripts from Dunhuang and Turfan, palaeography, languages, the archaeology of the book, the arts of the book (calligraphy, illustration, illumination, and bookbinding), manuscript discoveries, cuneiform tablets, early printing, exhibits, latest publications and book recommendations.

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Fahrenheit 451 - burning libraries and the destruction of cultural heritage 9proximity1, Sunday 8:45pmignore
Manuscripts from the Muslim World at Columbia University 1papyri, November 2019ignore
Persian Manuscripts 1papyri, April 2019ignore
Trade Routes in the Ancient World 1papyri, March 2019ignore
Manuscript Discoveries 5Cynfelyn, March 2019ignore
Female Manuscript Illuminators 2lilithcat, January 2019ignore
Ancient Copy of the Iliad Digitized 1papyri, August 2018ignore
Cartonnage and papyri 3papyri, January 2018ignore
Beautiful Books and othet Interesting Things 3lilithcat, November 2017ignore
Collecting medieval manuscripts 12jonsweitzerlamme, October 2017ignore
Tibetan Buddhist Texts on-line 2papyri, July 2017ignore
ToposText 1elenchus, May 2017ignore
Paper Marbling 2papyri, March 2017ignore
Aarhus University Press - Puplications 2papyri, February 2017ignore
The Art of the Qur'an - Exhibit 8Diane-bpcb, February 2017ignore
MET makes Images of artworks in its collection available to All 2timspalding, February 2017ignore
Animal Mummies 1papyri, October 2016ignore
Afghan Digitized Cultural Treasures 1papyri, September 2016ignore
Pre-Columbian Palimpsest 2timspalding, August 2016ignore
Manuscript Road Trip 3papyri, November 2015ignore
Cultural Chernobyl 1binders, January 2015ignore
A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo 1papyri, December 2014ignore
Parchment repairs 1MarthaJeanne, November 2014ignore
Birchbark Manuscripts 2razzamajazz, October 2014ignore
Blogs relting to Papyri and Egyptian Antiquities, etc. 3papyri, May 2014ignore
Blogs relting to Papyri and Egyptian Antiquities, etc. 1papyri, May 2014ignore
Getty Center , Los Angeles 1Africansky1, March 2014ignore
Getty Center , Los Angeles 1Africansky1, March 2014ignore
University of Michigan - On-line Exhibits 1papyri, February 2014ignore
Book of Kells - online 16leialoha, February 2014ignore
Story re Naples library looting 2Nicole_VanK, December 2013ignore
St. Chad Gospels - on-line 1papyri, August 2013ignore
Torah's manuscript discovered 1ousia, May 2013ignore
Abe books illuminated mss article and offerings 1Africansky1, May 2013ignore
Deir al-Surian Library and Conservation Centre 3elenchus, May 2013ignore
Silk Road Manuscripts 7papyri, April 2013ignore
Magnificent Manuscripts - Treasures of Book Illumination from 780 through 1180 1papyri, April 2013ignore
St. John's Bible - Exhibit 5bookblotter, March 2013ignore
Dead Sea Scrolls online 5HarryMacDonald, February 2013ignore
Vatican Library's Digitized manuscripts 3Diane-bpcb, February 2013ignore
BL puts the Codex Alexandrinus online 3papyri, December 2012ignore
Cambridge University Library releases new round of digitized manuscripts 1nathanielcampbell, December 2012ignore
Victoria and Albert Museum set of Illuminiated Mss 1Africansky1, December 2012ignore
Ancient papyrus mentions Jesus’s wife 6John5918, November 2012ignore
Gunnar Rudberg on Plato's Atlantis (1917) 3Thorwald_Franke, November 2012ignore
Greek Language - New Publications 1papyri, June 2012ignore
Greek Language - New Publications 1papyri, June 2012ignore
Origene's manuscripts 3richardbsmith, June 2012ignore
Ancient Language Courses 4cemanuel, May 2012ignore
British Library acquires the St. Cuthbert Gospel 2cbellia, May 2012ignore
News from Vatican library 1ousia, May 2012ignore
Homeric manuscript, Venetus A, goes digital 3donbuch1, April 2012ignore
Cairo Genizah collection now online through the Bodleian 2nisgolsand, March 2012ignore
Vatican Library Exhibit 14nisgolsand, March 2012ignore
Join in the hunt for lost gospels and other ancient texts. 1papyri, September 2011ignore
Book recomendation: Sisters of Sinai 11papyri, August 2011ignore
Manuscripts: Lost and Found? 1Historyguy, July 2011ignore
Codex Calixtinus stolen from Spanish Cathedral 1papyri, July 2011ignore
Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age 3papyri, May 2011ignore
Query re: marginalia 8inkie_fingers, February 2011ignore
Infrared Photography 2Nicole_VanK, February 2011ignore
Book Care and Repair and Emergency Procedures 2papyri, February 2011ignore
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn - Pop-up Book Exhibit 2lilithcat, September 2010ignore
Oslo University Library Papyrus Collection Exhibit 1papyri, August 2010ignore
Oriental Institute Exhibit on the Origins of Writing in the Middle East 1papyri, August 2010ignore
26th International Congress of Papyrology 1papyri, August 2010ignore
Google -OeNB project 1MarthaJeanne, June 2010ignore
Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry 2papyri, March 2010ignore
Islamic Calligraphy 3Essa, January 2010ignore
Manuscript Marginalia 2lilithcat, September 2009ignore
Himalayan Art 1papyri, August 2009ignore
Ethiopian Manuscripts 1papyri, July 2009ignore
Birmingham Manuscript Conferences, Seminars and Workshops 5timspalding, June 2009ignore
First Encounters of Muslims and Christians in Egypt - Exhibit/Catalog 2MarthaJeanne, May 2009ignore
China's Calligraphic Arts 1papyri, May 2009ignore
Papyri collection for Sale 1papyri, March 2009ignore
German and Central European Manuscript Illumination 1papyri, February 2009ignore
Cuneiform Tablets 3timspalding, January 2009ignore
Southeast Asian Manuscripts 1papyri, January 2009ignore
Early Buddhist Manuscript Painting 1papyri, December 2008ignore
Exhibit of Rare Bookbindings 1papyri, November 2008ignore
Egyptian Monasteries Exhibit at the Austrian National Library 3MarthaJeanne, October 2008ignore
Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art 1papyri, September 2008ignore
Codex Sinaiticus 1papyri, July 2008ignore
Icelandic Saga manuscripts 3MarthaJeanne, July 2008ignore
Imperial Mughal Painting and Calligraphy Exhibit 1papyri, June 2008ignore
Exhibit 12liamfoley, June 2008ignore
History Of Medicine - Medical Books and Manuscripts 2papyri, June 2008ignore
Cairo Genizah - Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts 4papyri, March 2008ignore
Collecting Manuscripts 1papyri, February 2008ignore
Writing and Graphic Systems in Africa 1papyri, January 2008ignore
Medieval/Renaissance Manuscript conference this Fri. at UPenn 2papyri, October 2007ignore
Language Loss and Mystery 1Kushana, July 2007ignore
Welcome 1papyri, July 2007ignore

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