Ancient and Medieval Manuscripts

For anyone interested in ancient and medieval manuscripts, the history of books and related subjects. Topics of interest include the Dead Sea scrolls, Egyptian papyri, Biblical manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts, Buddhist manuscripts from Dunhuang and Turfan, palaeography, languages, the archaeology of the book, the arts of the book (calligraphy, illustration, illumination, and bookbinding), manuscript discoveries, cuneiform tablets, early printing, exhibits, latest publications and book recommendations.

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Female Manuscript Illuminators4 ulæste / 4papyri, december 23, 2020
Manuscripts from the Muslim World at Columbia University2 ulæste / 2papyri, december 18, 2020
bavarikon2 ulæste / 2cemanuel, oktober 2020
Fahrenheit 451 - burning libraries and the destruction of cultural heritage9 ulæste / 9proximity1, juli 2020
Persian Manuscripts1 ulæst / 1papyri, april 2019
Trade Routes in the Ancient World1 ulæst / 1papyri, marts 2019
Manuscript Discoveries5 ulæste / 5Cynfelyn, marts 2019
Ancient Copy of the Iliad Digitized1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2018
Cartonnage and papyri3 ulæste / 3papyri, januar 2018
Beautiful Books and othet Interesting Things3 ulæste / 3lilithcat, november 2017
Collecting medieval manuscripts12 ulæste / 12jonsweitzerlamme, oktober 2017
Tibetan Buddhist Texts on-line2 ulæste / 2papyri, juli 2017
ToposText1 ulæst / 1elenchus, maj 2017
Paper Marbling2 ulæste / 2papyri, marts 2017
Aarhus University Press - Puplications2 ulæste / 2papyri, februar 2017
The Art of the Qur'an - Exhibit8 ulæste / 8Diane-bpcb, februar 2017
MET makes Images of artworks in its collection available to All2 ulæste / 2timspalding, februar 2017
Animal Mummies1 ulæst / 1papyri, oktober 2016
Afghan Digitized Cultural Treasures1 ulæst / 1papyri, september 2016
Pre-Columbian Palimpsest2 ulæste / 2timspalding, august 2016
Manuscript Road Trip3 ulæste / 3papyri, november 2015
Cultural Chernobyl1 ulæst / 1binders, januar 2015
A Cosmopolitan City: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Old Cairo1 ulæst / 1papyri, december 2014
Parchment repairs1 ulæst / 1MarthaJeanne, november 2014
Birchbark Manuscripts2 ulæste / 2razzamajazz, oktober 2014
Blogs relting to Papyri and Egyptian Antiquities, etc.3 ulæste / 3papyri, maj 2014
Blogs relting to Papyri and Egyptian Antiquities, etc.1 ulæst / 1papyri, maj 2014
Getty Center , Los Angeles1 ulæst / 1Africansky1, marts 2014
Getty Center , Los Angeles1 ulæst / 1Africansky1, marts 2014
University of Michigan - On-line Exhibits1 ulæst / 1papyri, februar 2014
Book of Kells - online16 ulæste / 16leialoha, februar 2014
Story re Naples library looting2 ulæste / 2Nicole_VanK, december 2013
St. Chad Gospels - on-line1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2013
Torah's manuscript discovered1 ulæst / 1ousia, maj 2013
Abe books illuminated mss article and offerings1 ulæst / 1Africansky1, maj 2013
Deir al-Surian Library and Conservation Centre3 ulæste / 3elenchus, maj 2013
Silk Road Manuscripts8 ulæste / 8papyri, april 2013
Magnificent Manuscripts - Treasures of Book Illumination from 780 through 11801 ulæst / 1papyri, april 2013
St. John's Bible - Exhibit5 ulæste / 5bookblotter, marts 2013
Dead Sea Scrolls online5 ulæste / 5HarryMacDonald, februar 2013
Vatican Library's Digitized manuscripts3 ulæste / 3Diane-bpcb, februar 2013
BL puts the Codex Alexandrinus online3 ulæste / 3papyri, december 2012
Cambridge University Library releases new round of digitized manuscripts1 ulæst / 1nathanielcampbell, december 2012
Victoria and Albert Museum set of Illuminiated Mss1 ulæst / 1Africansky1, december 2012
Ancient papyrus mentions Jesus’s wife6 ulæste / 6John5918, november 2012
Gunnar Rudberg on Plato's Atlantis (1917)3 ulæste / 3Thorwald_Franke, november 2012
Greek Language - New Publications1 ulæst / 1papyri, juni 2012
Greek Language - New Publications1 ulæst / 1papyri, juni 2012
Origene's manuscripts3 ulæste / 3richardbsmith, juni 2012
Ancient Language Courses4 ulæste / 4cemanuel, maj 2012
British Library acquires the St. Cuthbert Gospel2 ulæste / 2cbellia, maj 2012
News from Vatican library1 ulæst / 1ousia, maj 2012
Homeric manuscript, Venetus A, goes digital3 ulæste / 3donbuch1, april 2012
Cairo Genizah collection now online through the Bodleian2 ulæste / 2nisgolsand, marts 2012
Vatican Library Exhibit14 ulæste / 14nisgolsand, marts 2012
Join in the hunt for lost gospels and other ancient texts.1 ulæst / 1papyri, september 2011
Book recomendation: Sisters of Sinai11 ulæste / 11papyri, august 2011
Manuscripts: Lost and Found?1 ulæst / 1Historyguy, juli 2011
Codex Calixtinus stolen from Spanish Cathedral1 ulæst / 1papyri, juli 2011
Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age3 ulæste / 3papyri, maj 2011
Query re: marginalia8 ulæste / 8inkie_fingers, februar 2011
Infrared Photography2 ulæste / 2Nicole_VanK, februar 2011
Book Care and Repair and Emergency Procedures2 ulæste / 2papyri, februar 2011
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn - Pop-up Book Exhibit2 ulæste / 2lilithcat, september 2010
Oslo University Library Papyrus Collection Exhibit1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2010
Oriental Institute Exhibit on the Origins of Writing in the Middle East1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2010
26th International Congress of Papyrology1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2010
Google -OeNB project1 ulæst / 1MarthaJeanne, juni 2010
Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry2 ulæste / 2papyri, marts 2010
Islamic Calligraphy3 ulæste / 3Essa, januar 2010
Manuscript Marginalia2 ulæste / 2lilithcat, september 2009
Himalayan Art1 ulæst / 1papyri, august 2009
Ethiopian Manuscripts1 ulæst / 1papyri, juli 2009
Birmingham Manuscript Conferences, Seminars and Workshops5 ulæste / 5timspalding, juni 2009
First Encounters of Muslims and Christians in Egypt - Exhibit/Catalog2 ulæste / 2MarthaJeanne, maj 2009
China's Calligraphic Arts1 ulæst / 1papyri, maj 2009
Papyri collection for Sale1 ulæst / 1papyri, marts 2009
German and Central European Manuscript Illumination1 ulæst / 1papyri, februar 2009
Cuneiform Tablets3 ulæste / 3timspalding, januar 2009
Southeast Asian Manuscripts1 ulæst / 1papyri, januar 2009
Early Buddhist Manuscript Painting1 ulæst / 1papyri, december 2008
Exhibit of Rare Bookbindings1 ulæst / 1papyri, november 2008
Egyptian Monasteries Exhibit at the Austrian National Library3 ulæste / 3MarthaJeanne, oktober 2008
Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art1 ulæst / 1papyri, september 2008
Codex Sinaiticus1 ulæst / 1papyri, juli 2008
Icelandic Saga manuscripts3 ulæste / 3MarthaJeanne, juli 2008
Imperial Mughal Painting and Calligraphy Exhibit1 ulæst / 1papyri, juni 2008
Exhibit12 ulæste / 12liamfoley, juni 2008
History Of Medicine - Medical Books and Manuscripts2 ulæste / 2papyri, juni 2008
Cairo Genizah - Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts4 ulæste / 4papyri, marts 2008
Collecting Manuscripts1 ulæst / 1papyri, februar 2008
Writing and Graphic Systems in Africa1 ulæst / 1papyri, januar 2008
Medieval/Renaissance Manuscript conference this Fri. at UPenn2 ulæste / 2papyri, oktober 2007
Language Loss and Mystery1 ulæst / 1Kushana, juli 2007
Manuscript Exhibits1 ulæst / 1papyri, juli 2007
Welcome1 ulæst / 1papyri, juli 2007
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