DigiPal IV Symposium

1st September 2014 Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), King’s College London, Strand WC2R 2LS       It is with great delight that the DigiPal team at the Department of Digital Humanities (King’s College London) announce the programme for the fourth DigiPal Symposium. Building on the conversations of previous years, the focus will be the computer-assisted study of medieval … Continue reading

‘The Fragments Project’: Poetic Responses to a Slice of Medieval Book History : Quadrivium

‘The Fragments Project’: Poetic Responses to a Slice of Medieval Book History : Quadrivium.   Dr. Deborah Thorpe is currently tutoring at the University of York following a year’s MHRA-funded postdoctoral work on the Digital Index of Middle English Verse. Her doctoral work focused on writing and reading in the medieval circle of Sir John … Continue reading

Website “Rediscovering the Manuscripts from Chartres”

New website release “Rediscovering the Manuscripts from Chartres“, an exceptional project that you must know 🙂 [Text distributed through the APILIST – APICES by the authors of the site, Dominique Poirel and Claudia Rabel] The prestigious manuscript collection in the Municipal Library at Chartres was once the historical witness of an entire region and especially … Continue reading

A global team is revolutionizing the preservation of ancient manuscripts – Sinai’s St. Catherine’s monastery

See on Scoop.it – Medieval Manuscripts | Medieval Palaeography Michael Toth points at a computer screen filled with what seems to be a jumble of Arabic and Greek letters. To get to this jumble, he has traveled from Washington to an isolated, fortress-like monastery in the middle of the Sinai Desert, home to the oldest … Continue reading

Manuscript Road Trip: Autumn in the Berkshires

Originally posted on Manuscript Road Trip:
The Flight into Egypt, Walter Art Museum, MS W.188, f.112r Heading south on I-91, we leave the Green Mountains behind and find ourselves in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, a really lovely place to be in mid-September. The leaves are just starting to turn, and within a few weeks…