Tag Archives: Medieval Manuscripts

Free Online Course: The Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin

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Trinity College Dublin is offering a new online course started 8 October. This course is intended for any and all interested in the history, crafting, and enduring legacy of one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts.

The Book of Kells manuscript, housed at Trinity College Dublin is world famous – it attracts almost one million visitors a year. But what can this book tell us about Irish history? And what significance is the manuscript in today’s world?

On this course you will use the Book of Kells as a window through which to explore the landscape, history, faith, theology, and politics of early medieval Ireland. You will also consider how the manuscript was made, its extended biography and how it has affected different areas of the contemporary world.

Please the visit the course’s website for more information.

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Lecture: ‘Guthlac on a Roll’: British Library, MS Harley Y.6 (20th October 2016)

guthlacYou are warmly invited to attend the inaugural lecture for the Digital Editing and the Medieval Manuscript Roll workshops in collaboration between UCL and Yale. More information about the series can be found here: https://digitalrollsandfragments.com/

 The lecture will be by Jane Roberts of the School of Advanced Studies and Institute of English Studies, entitled “‘Guthlac on a Roll’: British Library, MS Harley Y.6”

 The lecture will be in theUniversity College London Institute of Education (20 Bedford Way) Room 901 at 6pm, with a reception afterwards.