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19 August 2018 Medieval manuscripts
Regular followers of the Medieval Manuscripts Blog may know that we occasionally run a caption competition, soliciting weird and wonderful suggestions from our readers. This month we'd like you to tell us what's happening in this image. It's taken from...
18 August 2018 European studies
It is a truism that in choosing a name one should consider whether it is likely to date – how many Kylies approaching their mid-thirties regret being given one which marks them out as children of the early 1980s? A...
17 August 2018 Living Knowledge
This summer, the Library was proud to again participate in its local Pride festivals in York, London and Leeds. Doing so enables us to engage new audiences with the Library’s extraordinary collections, to promote the Library as an inclusive employer,...
17 August 2018 Science
Saturday is the 150th anniversary of a total eclipse of the Sun that was seen across a wide band of Asia on 18th August 1868. Any total eclipse is interesting, but this one is particularly historic for chemists, as it...
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