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“…so also can nothing be more unprofitable, than the too customary mode of charging the infant memory with verses, or even chapters of abstract doctrines, or passages, about the true meaning of which, schoolmen themselves have hitherto been divided in opinion.” — from the PrefaceA...

Catherine Mayes, Professor of Musicology at the University of Utah, and Emily H. Green, Assistant Professor of Music at George Mason University, co-edited the new publication Consuming Music: Individuals, Institutions, Communities, 1730-1830. A collection of essays examining the consumer distribution of music in the eighteenth...

Albrecht Dürer’s Rhinoceros, 1515RHINOCEROS PROJECT: We (Anne Beck and Michelle Wilson) recently collaborated on a zine, “How the Rhinoceros,” which emerged from an ongoing collaboration, “The Rhinoceros Project.” “The Rhinoceros Project” is an ambitious and absurdist endeavor inspired by Albrecht Dürer’s print of the same...

“It is a contract of sale concluded between parties whose anthroponymy shows that they were exclusively Coptic; it was found in the east of Fayoum, a region which was still largely occupied by Copts in the Fatimid period.” — Naïm VanthieghemNaïm Vanthieghem took Rare Books...

P. Utah inv. 6o end of ninth century papyrus“J’ai pu y decouvrir une trentaine de documents juridiques arabes inedits de toutes epoques, parmi lesquels quelques beaux specimens de contrat de vente d’esclaves.” (I have discovered thirty legal documents in Arabic…, including some fine specimens of contracts for...