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Looking at the Acta Sanctorum – Life of St Cuthbert TAGS: | | | | | | | | | We welcomed University of Edinburgh MSc Medieval History students today for a tour of New College Library and the chance to see one of the texts they were studying, the …Continue reading →

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Online resources for Byzantine research on trial now TAGS: | | | | | Two research resources for Byzantine history and culture are now on trial until 8 July for University of Edinburgh users. The Prosopographie der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit Online/Prosopography of the Middle Byzantine …Continue reading →

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Early printed works of St Anselm on display at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | New on display in the Funk Reading Room is the Works of St Anselm,  Opuscula beati Anselmi archiepiscopi Ca[n]tuarie[n]sis ordinis Sancti Benedicti, printed in 1497. April 21 is the Feast …Continue reading →

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The medieval monk who gave his name to Ockham’s Razor TAGS: | | | | | | | New College Library holds this copy of William of Ockham’s  De Sacramento Altaris,  a treatise on the Eucharist, in the Incunabula collection. William of Ockham was born at Ockham, near …Continue reading →

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Historic Papal politics : Platina’s Lives of the Popes TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Bartolomeo Platina, (1421-1481) was a writer and member of the College of Abbreviators in Rome, a body of writers in the papal chancery who prepared the Pope’s bulls, briefs and …Continue reading →

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Brepols Medieval Bibliographies on trial now TAGS: | | | | | Brepols Medieval Bibliographies are now available on trial access to University of Edinburgh Users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN. The trial ends on 5 …Continue reading →

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Brepols Medieval Encyclopedias on trial now TAGS: | | | | | Brepols Medieval Encyclopedias are now available on trial access to University of Edinburgh Users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN. The trial ends on 5 …Continue reading →

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Key Church history resources on trial now at Edinburgh University TAGS: | | | | | Brepols Dictionnaire & Bibliographie d’histoire ecclésiastiques are now available on trial access to University of Edinburgh users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN. The trial …Continue reading →

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Papal Letters Online on trial now TAGS: | | | | | | Papal Letters Online (Ut per litteras apostolicas…) is now available on trial access to University of Edinburgh Users. Access is available on campus and off campus via the VPN. The …Continue reading →

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Princeton Index of Christian Art now available TAGS: | | | | | | | | The Princeton Index of Christian Art is now available to University of Edinburgh users – see the list of Image Databases. The Index of Christian Art, produced by Princeton University, …Continue reading →

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A Stitch in Time: Mahābhārata Delivered Online I don’t know if I have ever been more excited about a digitisation project going...
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