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Cambridge hopes to acquire Codex Zacynthius

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:16

In 1821, the Bible Society, in Swindon, England was presented with the Codex Zacynthius, a 6th or 7th century Gospel of Luke. Now the Society is offering the Bible for sale, with Cambridge University as its buyer of choice. In order to acquire the manuscript, Cambridge will need to raise UK£1.1m. (photo)

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"Honor and respect" demonstrated at museum medieval fair

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:04

The Canton Museum of Art in Canton, Ohio recently held an exhibition entitled Illuminating the World: The Saint John's Bible, centered around a display of the Saint John's Bible, a medieval bible made with modern techniques. In conjunction with the exhibit, the museum hosted a medieval festival featuring members of the Marche of Alderford, the local chapter of the SCA. (photo)

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Will the codpiece make a comeback?

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 21:22

Stephen Smith of the BBC News opines on one of our favorite accessories, on or off the battlefield.

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