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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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Manchester Contributes to the Friedberg Genizah Project TAGS: | | | | | | A growing resource for Jewish / Ancient World Studies – I see that as well as the digitized images of Genizah collections at Cambridge and Birmingham there are links to …Continue reading →

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Medieval Jewish Biblical Scholarship at New College Library TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This item from New College Library’s Special Collections is a biblical commentary on the Old Testament prophets by the Portuguese Jewish scholar Isaac Abravanel (1437-1508).   Abravanel was employed by King …Continue reading →

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Medieval manuscript on display at New College Library … TAGS: | | | | Now on display at New College Library : the Athanasii Opuscula. This fifteenth century Italian medieval manuscript has a beautiful painted and gold tooled frontispiece and a neat humanistic script. In the …Continue reading →

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