The mysterious scroll in the portrait of Vincent of Beauvais

British Library, Royal 14 E I f. 3: Vincent of Beauvais at his writing desk

While preparing next weeks lecture at the Berlin State Library I remembered a miniature which was drawn to my attention by a tweet of @melibeus1 which shows Vincent of Beauvais at work (online source is the Catalogue of Digitized Manuscripts of the British Library: The miniature stems from BL Royal 14 E I, a … Continue reading

Upcoming: 25.03.2014, Lecture at Wissenswerkstatt Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin

I am very happy to announce that at the end of my up to now fantastic weeks at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (Berlin State Library) I will be giving a lecture about the ‘Spiegel Historiael’, Lodewijk van Velthem, his vanished Middle Dutch continuation of the Vierde Partie, its High German translation, and how a digital … Continue reading

Impressions from WebMontag Göttingen / Einstein-Zirkel Berlin

Just in time before the weekend some impressions from WebMontag Göttingen and the Berlin Einstein-Zirkel Workshop. Once a month a group of Digital Humanities enthousiasts gathers in the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities (GCDH) for Webmontag or Webmonday. These  informal meetings have the aim to offer a meeting point for people interested in issues relating to Web … Continue reading


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