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The Oldest Treasures From 12 Great Libraries
We asked some of our favorite libraries: What's the oldest item in your collection?
October 26, 2017
The Saga of a Long-Lost 15th-Century Illuminated Prayer Book
The Luneborch manuscript vanished, and was lost for decades only to reappear again in a mysterious package.
October 25, 2017
See the Most Luxurious Medieval Manuscripts in Existence
Feel free to judge these books by their covers.
October 12, 2017
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
Home to part of the world’s largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents.
Added by johnmanning
Found: The Oldest Example of the Symbol for 'Zero'
A manuscript full of nothings dates back to the 3rd or 4th century.
September 14, 2017
The World's Most Mysterious Medieval Manuscript May No Longer Be a Mystery
But we're not reading the Voynich manuscript quite yet.
September 08, 2017
For Centuries, Readers Annotated Books With Tiny Drawings of Hands
They were the medieval version of a highlighter.
August 23, 2017
The Brautigan Library
A library of only unpublished manuscripts.
Added by AaronNetsky
Defy Age Using a 3,600-Year-Old Face Cream Recipe With a Deadly Ingredient
The ancient Egyptians were far ahead of their time.
December 16, 2016
Found: An Ancient Mexican Codex-Within-a-Codex
Researchers used lightwaves to discover a hidden palimpsest.
August 22, 2016
How One Man's Desire to Flaunt His Wealth Became a Book of Psalms
It provides a searing glimpse of the toils of medieval laborers.
May 24, 2016
The Ancient Thai Manuscripts Now Available To Read Online
Thousands of works of literature, law, and history have been brought out of their temple homes.
March 30, 2016
Ancient Manuscripts showcase the civilization of West Africans during the Middle Ages.
Added by Madiha Bataineh
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