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Yale Lectures in Medieval Studies

Beinecke MS 1060. Cornazzano, Liber nobilitate (15th century)

Today graduate students in medieval studies presented their work on manuscripts in the Beinecke's collection.  The event was organized by Alastair Minnis, chair of Medieval Studies, and many of the students started their manuscript work with Professor Barbara Shailor, who teaches paleography at the Beinecke Library.



1st April 2014 at 5pm

in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, rooms 38-39.



Patrick Waldron

"Cornazzano, Poet and Scribe?  A 15th-century poem on nobility (Beinecke MS 1060)"


Katherine Hindley

"Takamiya MS 56:  A birth girdle"


Agnieszka Rec

"April Fool's Gold: or How to hide alchemical secrets in 16th-century Germany (Mellon MS 27)"


Fernando Riva

"Marston MS 253: Alexander the Great in a school text from Northern Spain"


Emily Ulrich

"Window into a bygone World: Beinecke MS 1113 and the social networks behind Cortona’s Monastero Delle Poverelle"

by Raymond Clemens
April 1, 2014


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