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Nathan Bailey's dictionaries were extremely popular in the 18th century: they were larger and more comprehensive than an...
A Hebrew psalm-book with parallel Greek, Latin and English translations. What are Psalms? The Book of Psalms (in Hebrew...
An 18th-century registry of circumcisions, including instructions for the service. Circumcision in Judaism Circumcision...
Sir Robert Cotton (1570-1631) deserves attention as the former owner of two of the four surviving copies of the 1215 Mag...
The Rig Veda is one of the oldest and most important texts in the śruti tradition of Hinduism. What is the Rig Veda? Th...
This instrument is a scold’s bridle or ‘branks’ used to hurt and humiliate women whose speech or behaviour was thought t...
An 18th-century collection of Sufi teachings, prayers and invocations. A collection of Sufi works This volume is a comp...
Manuscript, concertina album
This is a finely illustrated Chinese manuscript containing two Buddhist sūtras and images painted on leaves. The text Th...
The Bundahishn, or ‘Primal Creation’, is a Zoroastrian Pahlavi text on cosmogony and cosmography. What is the manuscrip...
This plate was engraved by Harris for Browne Willis’ A Survey of the Cathedrals of York, Durham, Carlisle… (first...
The manuscript The Śukasapati (The seventy-two tales of the parrot) is a collection of stories originally written in San...
This manuscript fragment is part of a rare Yōgavacara meditation manual found in the Theravāda tradition. It sets out th...