May 17, 2021

Oxford University, Vatican Libraries to Digitize Works

via Reuters: The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (BAV) said on Thursday they intended to digitize 1.5 million pages of ancient texts and make them freely available online. The libraries said the digitized collections will centre on three subject areas: Greek manuscripts, 15th-century printed books and Hebrew manuscripts […]

Hebrew Manuscript Published Online by Bodleian Library

From the BBC: An ancient Hebrew manuscript which has been stored in an Oxford library for more than 300 years has been made available online. Part of the first comprehensive code of Jewish law, Mishneh Torah, written in the 12th Century, has been digitised by Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. More than 350 pages of handwritten […]

Digitization Project: Get Access To the Earliest Medieval Map of Britain: Digital Gough Map Launched

From the Bodleian Library at Oxford University: A fifteen-month research project of the earliest surviving geographically recognizable map of Great Britain, known as the Gough Map, provides some revealing insights into one of the most enigmatic cartographic pieces from the Bodleian collections. The findings are recorded on a newly-launched website www.goughmap.org. The fifteen-month AHRC-funded [Arts and […]