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Rose and Chess: Discover Two Reunited Medieval Manuscripts

Bringing together medieval manuscripts is always a good thing, and recently the University of Chicago brought two fascinating volumes back together. The first is a courtly romance (Le Roman de la Rose) and the other is a treatise on medieval society that uses the game of chess as its framework (Le Jeu des "checs moralis"). The two volumes were bound together, perhaps soon after they were created...
Digital Scriptorium

For researchers interested in medieval and Renaissance print culture, the Digital Scriptorium (DS) is a consortium of libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions that is dedicated to digitizing and cataloging their collections of pre-modern manuscripts. These institutions include the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University, the New...
Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library

The Virtual Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) is designed to offer researchers - both beginner and advanced - the tools they need to make good use of manuscripts from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. Here readers will find high resolution images of manuscripts from a variety of times and geographies. Educators may like to select the Learn button under Education to access...