September 2017

“The beet is the ancient ancestor of the autumn moon…” The beet is the ancient ancestor of the autumn moon… Tom Robbins (b. 1932) PS3568 O233 B4 1990z Broadside printed ca. 1990s. Printer unknown. View the original article on the OpenBook Blog...

Click to view slideshow. The J. Willard Marriott Library has a great collection of seminal science works in its Rare Books Department. Visit level 3 of the library to see images from some of these books. Join us for a lecture on September 28. Frontiers of Science ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From...

“Consider your origin. You were not formed to live like brutes but to follow virtue and knowledge.” La Divina Commedia Angelica Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) Castel Guelfo di Bologna, Italy: Imago la Nobilita del Facsimile, 2016 PQ4301 A1 2016 Facsimile. MS1102 from the Biblioteca Angelica, this late fourteenth century Bolognese codex...

New Frontiers of Arabic Papyrology: Arabic and Multilingual Texts from Early Islam, edited by Sobhi Bouderbala, Sylvie Denoix, and Matt Malczycki, Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2017 Papers presented at the fifth conference of the International Society for Arabic Papyrology (ISAP), held in Tunisia in 2012. The cover...