“The British Library aims to digitise its 25,000 medieval manuscripts, so readers around the world can see them. Here are six of the rarest” including the Beowulf manuscript (shown above; photo (c) Michael Bodian). via Lines of beauty: British Library’s medieval manuscripts go digital – FT.com.
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OpenBible.info has done just that and posted a nice, circular graphic showing the ebbs and flows of positive and negative vibes in the Bible. It’s a pretty vanilla linguistic analysis, and the circle is just for aesthetics (see the author’s comment to the post), but it’s still interesting. Accurate? That’s another question — one that I’m not so positive about…
Wonderful news! Can’t wait to see the exhibition. Given the current collaborators, I’m sure it will be top notch. It has been a long time since I’ve seen a world-class medieval exhibition, the last one being “The Making of England” at the British Museum/Library some twenty years ago.
HT to Medieval News