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19 June 2018 Music
We have the pleasure of bringing you some more highlights from our collection which we have digitised in high resolution and uploaded onto our website so anyone can enjoy them remotely. All the below are autograph, unless noted. Egerton MS...
19 June 2018 Medieval manuscripts
The reign of Ivan Alexander (r. 1331–71) was a high point in the cultural history of Bulgaria, and the Tsar’s personalised copy of the Gospels translated into the Slavonic language is the most celebrated surviving example of Bulgarian medieval art....
18 June 2018 European studies
The famous ‘Maatjesharing’ is here again! Like the Scandinavians the Dutch celebrate the arrival of the first ‘Nieuwe’, or ‘virgin’ herring, in the month of June. The herring. Illustration by Ebenezer Albin from Roger North, A treatise on fish and...
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