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Manuscript Road Trip: Otto Ege, St. Margaret, and Digital Fragmentology, Part 2

Back in 2014, I wrote about a lovely Book of Hours from late-fifteenth-century France that was dismembered by Otto Ege in the 1940s and whose leaves became number 48 in his “Fifty Original Leaves from Medieval Manuscripts” portfolios. I demonstrated … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: An Otto Ege Treasure Trove in Maine

About two months ago, I received an email with the subject line “Beauvais Missal.” My interest piqued, I opened the message to find Maine bookseller Seth Thayer writing to report that he had found a leaf of the Missal “in a … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Otto Ege, St. Margaret and Digital Fragmentology

This week, I’m going to get off the virtual superhighway to share a discovery. Digital publication seems appropriate given that most of this work was conducted using online resources and images, making this a great case study for digital humanities research … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: In Otto Ege’s Footsteps

Ohio is one of the areas of the country richest in medieval manuscripts, with more than 2200 codices and 2400 leaves in at least thirty-three collections. In fact, once you leave the East coast, Ohio has the largest number of … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Ege and Phillipps in Saskatchewan

Most of the time, this road trip is virtual, an exploration of digitized manuscripts and their associated metadata and platforms in collections throughout North America. But sometimes I take an actual road trip, visiting medievalists at institutions and heritage sites … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Lost and Found at Connecticut College

I know I promised you a virtual tour of medieval manuscripts in Arizona this week, but I want to instead tell you about an actual road trip I took yesterday to Connecticut College in New London, where my daughter is … Continue reading

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Fragmentology in the COVID-era Classroom

It’s been a rough few years, friends. We have all been through so much during the pandemic, and for students and teachers the pivots and policies have been particularly difficult and frustrating. Trying to stay safe, learning to teach online, … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Linked Data, Library Science, and Medieval Manuscripts

Greetings, readers! In today’s post, we’re doing some library science and getting our hands dirty by digging into online cataloguing and data models. Don’t say I didn’t warn you! I’ve just returned from the annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies … Continue reading

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Manuscript Road Trip: Fragmentology in the Wild

*Updated as noted below* A recent blogpost by tenacious and brilliant manuscript researcher Peter Kidd inspired me to write this post, on a topic I’ve been meaning to write about for some time: an update on digital reconstructions of manuscripts … Continue reading

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Research Resources

Links to my #BreakfastPaleography Twitter threads can be found here. Here are a few of the online and print resources that I recommend to my students for researching medieval manuscripts: General Manuscript Research: vHMML(this is great for paleography practice!) Brother … Continue reading

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