Houghton Library MSS Widener - Digital Medieval Manuscripts at Houghton Library Return to the Digital Medieval Manuscripts home page Search Strategies To search HOLLIS for materials from the medieval manuscripts collections at Houghton Library: Select Digital Resources tab. Use Expanded Search function. The British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts The Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts content is now available for download and reuse. Although still technically in copyright in the UK (and a number of other common law territories) the images are being made available under a Public Domain Mark* which indicates that there are no copyright restrictions on reproduction, adaptation, republication or sharing of the content available from the site. The catalogue information is made available under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.
Princeton - Blue Mountain Project The Blue Mountain Project is the common work of scholars, librarians, curators, and digital humanities researchers whose mission is to create a freely available digital repository of important, rare, and fragile texts that both chronicle and embody the emergence of cultural modernity in the West. Drawing on Princeton University’s exceptional collections and curatorial and academic expertise, the Blue Mountain Project is a digital thematic research collection of art, music and literary periodicals published between 1848, the year of the European Revolutions, and 1923 – a functional boundary for works presumed to be in the public domain. By offering high-quality digital images, full-text searching, deep indexing of contents, and detailed metadata and descriptive essays, the Blue Mountain Project aims to generate new avenues of critical and pedagogical engagement with this complex material. For a list of journals to be digitized in Phase I (September 2012- August 2014) go to The Journals.
Think again about the pillaging Viking warriors - it wasn't just the men who raided Britain - Science - News Scientists have found that Viking men took significant numbers of women with them in their longboats when they sailed to places such as the Scottish mainland, Shetland, Orkney and Iceland – contradicting the stereotype of male-only raiding parties with an unhealthy appetite for rape and pillage. Researchers who analysed the genetic material – maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA extracted from 80 Viking skeletons unearthed in Norway – found that Norse women played a central role in the Viking settlements established in Britain and other parts of the North Atlantic. Until relatively recently, it was thought to be mainly Viking men who sailed in longboats from their homeland in Norway, Denmark and Sweden to raid distant coastal settlements overseas. Read moreShackled skeletons discovered in Roman burial groundHomo erectus engraving could re-write human historyWorld’s most complete stegosaurus rises again
Introduction to Western Manuscripts at Dartmouth College The origins of the College's early manuscript collection are undocumented. Imprecise acquisition records of the nineteenth century indicate that some single leaves were acquired by gift at least as early as the presidency of Samuel Colcord Bartlett (1877-1892). It is known that President Bartlett brought materials back from the Middle East and Europe for the Library's collections and the first early manuscripts may well have been acquired at that time.
Walters Art Museum manuscript collection makes a virtual move to Stanford By Cynthia Haven Walters Art Museum, Baltimore This scene of Noah's Ark is a leaf from a manuscript of Bible pictures by W. de Brailes, a 13th-century English artist. High-resolution images of medieval manuscripts at the Walters Art Museum will have a second home in the Stanford Digital Repository. More than 100,000 high-resolution images of unique medieval manuscripts will have a second home, thanks to a new agreement between the Walters Art Museum and Stanford University Libraries.
Greek Literature - online resources Elpenor's Bilingual Anthology of primary sources from all periods of Greek literature. Start here to get a significant overview and prepare yourself for the vast sea of Greek thinking. Texts in the original and an English translation side by side. Plato, Aristotle and New Testament downloadable versions. » Complete works also available (full text, in English) of Plato, Aristotle, Homer, Hesiod, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Thucydides, Herodotus, Aristophanes, Plotinus. » Full text bilingual (English and Greek side by side) of The New Testament, The Old Testament, The Making of Man (Gregory of Nyssa), Timaeus (Plato). An anthology of the Greek Mystics (without translation) Physis Library : Primary sources about the Creation of the World : Plato - The Old Testament - Gregory of Nyssa : Greek Original and English translation side by side. J.
European Maps Showing Origins Of Common Words U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going." That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of cultural commentary on Europe.