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E A Lowe Lectures in Palaeography 2023

Manuscripts of Character: Codex, Ethos, and Authority in Byzantium and Beyond Professor Niels Gaul will deliver the E A Lowe Lectures at 5pm on the following days in the MBI Al Jaber Auditorium, Corpus Christi College.  Niels Gaul is A G Leventis Professor of Byzantine Studies and Director of the Centre for Late Antique, Islamic and …

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Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures Michaelmas 2022 Term Card

the Centre for Manuscript and Text Cultures (CMTC) at The Queen’s College (Oxford) is hosting the termly “Work in progress” colloquium on Tuesday 8th November (3,30–5,00pm UK time) and the Michaelmas Term Lecture on Wednesday 23rd November (5,15–6,45pm). For further information please consult the programme below. Vittorio Danovi, Dirk Meyer, Gabriele Rota *** CMTC presents — research talks (Michaelmas Term 2022) (1)  “Work in Progress” colloquium Tuesday 8th …

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Printing 75 Years of Oxford-Bonn Twinning

CELEBRATION WEEKEND for the 75th ANNIVERSARY OF SIGNING OF the LINK AGREEMENT on 9 OCTOBER 1947 FRIDAY 7 October 7.15 p.m. German Lutheran Congregation House, 15a Lathbury Road, Oxford.  Left-hand door! Talk by the Revd Donald Norwood: A pre-war contribution towards twinning.  German Refugees in 1938/1939 Oxford and the work of the Revd Nathaniel Micklem …

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Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen 4 – Reading Early Modern German

By Henrike Lähnemann This is part of a series of introductory posts for the updated edition and translation of Martin Luther’s Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen und Fürbitte der Heiligen (An Open Letter on Translating and the Intercession of Saints), published as Volume 5 of the Treasures of the Taylorian. Series One: Reformation Pamphlets. 1. The Historical Context (Ulrich Bubenheimer)2. The Translation Controversy (Howard …

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Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen 3 – The Publication

By Henrike Lähnemann This is part of a series of introductory posts for the updated edition and translation of Martin Luther’s Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen und Fürbitte der Heiligen (An Open Letter on Translating and the Intercession of Saints), published as Volume 5 of the Treasures of the Taylorian. Series One: Reformation Pamphlets. 1. The Historical Context (Ulrich Bubenheimer)2. The Translation Controversy (Howard …

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Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen 2 – The Translation Controversy

By Howard Jones This is part of a series of introductory posts for the updated edition and translation of Martin Luther’s Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen und Fürbitte der Heiligen (An Open Letter on Translating and the Intercession of Saints), published as Volume 5 of the Treasures of the Taylorian. Series One: Reformation Pamphlets. 1. The Historical Context (Ulrich Bubenheimer)2. …

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Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen 1 – The Historical Context

By Ulrich Bubenheimer This is part of a series of introductory posts for the updated edition and translation of Martin Luther’s Sendbrief vom Dolmetschen und Fürbitte der Heiligen (An Open Letter on Translating and the Intercession of Saints), published as Volume 5 of the Treasures of the Taylorian. Series One: Reformation Pamphlets. 1. The Historical …

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Printing Prose. Lecture Series on Early German Prose

The lecture series by Henrike Lähnemann (Professor of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics) in Michaelmas Term 2022 at the Taylor Institution Library, Room 2, discusses German prose texts published in the first hundred years of printing. This includes a number of iconic texts written earlier such as the ‘Ackermann von Böhmen’ or transformed from verse …

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Ruth von Bernuth (Chapel Hill): Representing Otherness. Little People in the ‘Zwerchen Cabinet’ (Augsburg 1715)

Date: Friday 25 November, 3-4pm, Taylor Institution Library, Room 2 The talk will discuss the representation of otherness in an Augsburg publication from 1715 which provides a series of images of little people from different countries with captions in a number of languages, showing how this depends on the tradition developed by Sebastian Brant’s “Narrenschiff”. …

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