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Countdown to the 2016 Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets

Saturday, December 10, 2016

With just a few days remaining before the winners of this year's Michael Marks Awards for Poetry Pamphlets are announced, it seems topical to review the shortlists for the Pamphlets award and the Publishers award. This year's Awards attracted 120...

Ocean Explorers at the Institut du Monde Arabe

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Seemingly every day, new evidence comes to light of the extent of international connections in the Middle Ages. For example, the British Museum recently published the discovery of Middle Eastern bitumen used at the Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo burial. How, then,...

British Composer Awards 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

On Tuesday 6th December the 2016 British Composer Awards ceremony took place at the British Film Institute in London. This annual event recognises the achievements of composers working in musical fields as diverse as jazz, choral and orchestral composition. Though...

Vincent Cabot, a 16th-century Jurist from Toulouse

Friday, December 9, 2016

Vincent Cabot (c. 1560-1620) was a jurist from Toulouse who became a professor of canon and civil law at Orléans University before going back to Toulouse where he became President of the Parliament. Title page of Vincent Cabot Reverendi in...

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