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3rd Week of April 2023

April 16th, 2023

New Discovery Finds Hidden Text Between the Lines of Biblical Passages

UV imaging reveals a Syriac palimpsest in the Vatican Library

Manuscript under UV light


National Taiwan Library repairs 500-year-old Quran

‘Book Hospital’ tasked with repairing ancient Quran damaged by time, elements

Conservator at work on the Quran


Seeing Codicologically: New Explorations in the Technology of the Book

The latest volume of the Journal of the Walters Art Musuem

A manuscript book of hours with repeating patterns cut into its blank margins


The Printed Image: Wuthering Heights

Fritz Eichenberg’s powerful wood engraving illustrations to the 1945 Random House edition.

“I have not broken your heart – you have broken it; and in breaking it, you have broken mine.”


Tradition and Modernity in the Palm-Leaf Manuscripts of Lombok

Research into one of the most significant libraries of Indonesian palm-leaf manuscripts ever collected.

Invoice for the cost of religious ceremonies, totalling 24000 copper coins [Or. 5239]

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