A new website for medieval manuscripts lovers!
Initial P from Leiden VLQ 38, f. 23r
A super-cool website about medieval manuscripts has gone online today!“This is to alert you to a new product of the “Turning Over a New Leaf” project: a website (in English) devoted to the medieval manuscript, aimed at a non-expert audience: http://quill.leiden.edu/. Some sixty web pages take you through the different production stages of the manuscript, and…
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Skeleton band war!
Illustration found in Die Totentänze (Stammler,1922)
New Yorkers don’t mean to be rude; they’re just impatient. Time is highly valued here, so we show others respect by making an effort not to waste theirs. — Why Do New Yorkers Seem So Rude? (via nyuniversity)
Harlem 125th street Metro North station #newyork
In the end, no special effects, dazzling displays, augmented realities, or multimodal cross-platform designs substitute for content. Scholarship, good scholarship, the work of a lifetime commitment to working in a field — mapping its references, arguments, scholars, sources, and terrain of discourse — has no substitute. — Johanna Drucker writes about both the importance and the inherent difficulty of scholarly publishing for the Los Angeles Review of Books. (via millionsmillions)
The Paris Library floods, 1910.
*Hangs bookseller head in shame*
Oxford University Parks #Oxford
Christ Church Meadow #Oxford