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The Greek Manuscripts of Robert Curzon, Part II

28 March 2015

(For Part I, see this post). Today we continue our journey through the Greek manuscripts acquired by the 19th-century bibliophile and traveller Robert Curzon. Add MS 39604. Gospel Lectionary (Gregory-Aland l 344), with notes of lessons and names of months...

Access to Understanding 2015: Who Won What?

27 March 2015

With the Access to Understanding awards ceremony just about wrapping up, we can now announce the winners… First place was awarded to Philippa Matthews for her entry ‘Rolling back malaria: A journey through space and time’, which described research exploring...

Self-service photography comes to the Business & IP Centre

27 March 2015

Self-service photography was introduced to the British Library at the beginning of January this year, and since Monday 16 March it has been extended into the Business & IP Centre here in St Pancras.

The Growth of the Beard

27 March 2015

All the media assure us we are living in a new age of the beard. A landmark in pogonology is the pioneer study A Barba em Portugal. Estudo de etnografia comparativa [The Beard in Portugal. A Study in Comparative Ethnography]...

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