Professor Judith Olszowy-Schlanger, Director of the Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford and Professor of Hebrew and Judaeo-Arabic Manuscript Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris, will discuss and demonstrate the Hebrew Palaeography Album, a new online tool to study medieval Hebrew writing practices.
Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies 2022-2023 Visiting Research Fellow Dr. Federico Botana reveals the secrets of the trade in medieval manuscripts found within the card index file of the Italian bookseller Leo S. Olschki (1861 - 1940).
Medieval rolls are notoriously difficult to represent online. In this lecture, Lisa Fagin Davis and Dot Porter will show medieval rolls recently published in Digital Mappa, a new digital publishing tool that centers the image and enables the annotation and linking of both images and text.
From some curious habits by scribes of late Middle English manuscripts, Professor Daniel Wakelin shall argue that scribes were sometimes not interested in, or were even vexed by, the material form of texts.
This lecture will discuss some of the issues relating to the digitization of manuscript rolls, focusing on a fifteenth-century genealogical roll produced during the Wars of the Roses, the Canterbury Roll.
This lecture centers on the historiography and future of Italian manuscript illumination with the goal of suggesting new methods of attribution and assessment for art historians, dealers, and collectors.
In this talk Tara Andrews will present some of the features and puzzles of the manuscript tradition of the Chronicle of Matthew of Edessa, give us glimpses into the history of the developing Armenian diaspora.
In this talk, Professors Akbari and Gillespie offer an overview of their research findings, lessons learned from the pandemic, and upcoming exhibition of Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads.
Imre Galambos gives a talk on the wider context of Chinese manuscripts, connecting them with non-Chinese scribal cultures of Central Asia.
This lecture offers two perspectives on early twentieth century American collection of British rare books and manuscripts.
This talk will begin by revealing a stunningly beautiful and previously unknown detached miniature from a royal Book of Hours created by the court artist Jean Bourdichon around 1498.
Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations: Symbolizing the Elements That Create Manuscripts and Their Structural History with VisColl 2.0
In this lecture, creators Dot Porter, SIMS founding member and Curator of Digital Research Services, and Alberto Campagnolo, book conservator and adjunct professor at the University of Udine, will present a new version of the online collation modeler VisColl.
This talk explores how experience—natural knowledge from the sensorium—was translated into science—understanding natural laws and causation—in both the Arabic and Latin Middle Ages.
This lecture will explore the history of the Monastery and its association with manuscript production and manuscript ownership, and how the library holdings reflect the presence of Christians from several different language traditions. A special focus will be on the recent work of the Sinai Palimpsests Project.