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The Calendar and the Cloister is a scholarly resource devoted to a single medieval manuscript: Oxford, St John's College 17. This splendid volume was created in the first decade of the 12th century at Thorney Abbey, a Benedictine monastery in Cambridgeshire. Its importance for the cultural and intellectual history of Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England has been recognized since the 16th century by historians, philologists, and scholars working in the fields of medieval science, monastic culture, and the history of the book. St John's 17 is a compilation of texts, tables, maps and diagrams.
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Variants and corrections inserted in the Cambridge University Library copy of the Aldine edition of De Aetna ( Inc.4.B.3.134 ) have been identified as autograph additions by the author of the text, the learnead Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo. Pietro Bembo (1470-1547) was the most influential among 16 th -century scholars for the future development of the Italian language and Italian literature. He wrote De Aetna , a fictitious dialogue between himself and his father Bernardo relating to Pietro’s trip to Mount Etna in Sicily during an eruption, while he was studying Greek with Konstantinus Lascaris. The book was published in Venice by Aldus Manutius in February 1495 more Veneto, i.e. 1496 ( ISTC ib00304000 ; GW 3810 ).
That's the early 1400's. So very interesting - hasn't the Turin Shroud also been carbon-dated to about that same time period? Two enigmatic survivors from a time we think we know about - and yet, what do we really know about then, or now, for that matter? University of Arizona experts determine age of book 'nobody can read' 10 Feb 2011 University of Arizona While enthusiasts across the world pored over the Voynich manuscript, penned by an unknown author in a language no one understands, a research team at the University of Arizona solved one of its biggest mysteries: When was the book made? [Excerpted] University of Arizona researchers have cracked one of the puzzles surrounding what has been called "the world's most mysterious manuscript" – the Voynich manuscript, a book filled with drawings and writings nobody has been able to make sense of to this day.
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National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC), Celebrating Fifty Years, 1959-2009, Library of CongressHome Sweet Home Mission papers, 1899-2009 Location: McLean County Museum of History (Bloomington, Ill.) Background: Candy maker Billy Shelper, 1872-1952, founded the Home Sweet Home City Rescue Mission in 1917 after attending a Billy Sunday revival meeting at the Circuit Court Room in the McLean County Courthouse. The first mission building opened at 233 E.
The Codex Gigas or the Devil’s Bible at the National Library in Stockholm is famous for two features. First, it is reputed to be the biggest surviving European manuscript.