Feminae: Medieval Women & Gender Index
This is awesome, ENJOY.
Almost 600 years after Pope Nicholas V founded the Vatican Library, the Holy See is turning to 50 experts, five scanners and a Japanese IT firm to digitize millions of pages from its priceless manuscripts, opening them to the broader public for the first time.
Including one of the very few extant Aztec manuscripts!
The Royal Manuscripts project team are pleased to announce that with the publication of 1000 Years of Royal Books and Manuscripts, edited by Kathleen Doyle and Scot McKendrick, published by British Library Publications, the AHRC-funded follow-on to the Royal Manuscripts research project has been successfully concluded.
The goal of the follow-on project was to provide freely-accessible full online digital coverage of 24,750 pages from approximately 40-50 manuscripts featured in the Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illuminated exhibition held at the British Library 11 November 2011-13 March 2012. This objective was met and exceeded with 71 manuscripts now available on the website.
DOD & Army Gov Docs: Final Reports Following the Nov. 2009 Fort Hood Shootings (2010)
- Protecting the Force: Lessons from Fort Hood, Report of the DOD Independent Review, (January 2010)
- Fort Hood: Army Internal Review Team Final Report - Protecting our Army Community at Home & Abroad (August 4, 2010)
Medieval letters relating to William Wallace and Robert the Bruce are to be exhibited together for the first time.
The exhibition, Wallace, Bruce and Scotland’s Contested Crown, opens at Stirling Castle next month and brings together two manuscripts which provide insight into the different paths taken by the two leaders in securing the Scottish crown.
A plucky genre with a century-old history.
A great article on the trajectory of women’s roles in detective fiction. There’re far more than just Nancy Drew and Veronica Mars.