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New Testaments from history TAGS: | | | | | | At the beginning of next month, the University of Edinburgh welcomes the Annual Meeting of the British New Testament Society, which will take place on 3- 5 Sept 2015. Currently on display in …Continue reading →

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New Bloomsbury eBook Collections available for Divinity TAGS: | | | | | New Bloomsbury eBook Collections are now available for Divinity. Bloomsbury eBook Collections deliver instant access to Bloomsbury’s research publications with unlimited user access and the facility to download and print …Continue reading →

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Trials – e-resources on trial this week TAGS: | | | | | | Dead Sea Scrolls Electronic Library Biblical Texts is on trial until 24th June.  It presents a complete Hebrew transcription and English translation of the Biblical texts, together with high-resolution images …Continue reading →

Unwrapping the Martin Hall Collection TAGS: | | | | | | This January we began cataloguing work on the MR Collection from New College Library’s Special Collections. This sequence contains much early and rare material, and carries the shelfmark MR because at …Continue reading →

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Trial – Gregory of Nyssa Online (comprising Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online and Lexicon Gregorianum Online) TAGS: | | | | We have trial access to Gregory of Nyssa Online (comprising Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online and Lexicon Gregorianum Online) until the 25th February. Gregorii Nysseni Opera Online is the ultimate online …Continue reading →

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Travel back 500 years with rare Hebrew book from New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | This early commentary on the Pentateuch, published in 1514 has travelled all the way to Latvia to be part of the exhibition “1514. The Book. 2014“. On display until April …Continue reading →

Ark

Imagining Noah’s Ark : Special Collections on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | Noah’s Ark has been in the news lately with the recent block buster film Noah. Currently on display in the entrance to New College Library is a nineteenth-century imagining of …Continue reading →

Missionary to the North – The Paterson Bible Collection TAGS: | | | | | | | In early 2014 we began work to catalogue the Paterson Bible Collection, as part of the Funk Cataloguing Projects at New College Library. This collection of over 300 Bibles in …Continue reading →

Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting. New College Library, Inglis 23.

Chinese rare books on display for Peking University at Edinburgh Day TAGS: | | | | | | New College Library was part of the University of Edinburgh’s Peking at Edinburgh day on Monday 18 November with a display of Chinese items from our Special Collections. These included the beautiful …Continue reading →

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