pre-1600 manuscripts at the kenneth spencer library

Lawrence, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, MS C189.
Lawrence, KS, University of Kansas, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, MS C189, front cover.

This project aims to increase awareness of and access to the medieval and early modern manuscripts produced before 1600 at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas by conducting new research on the manuscripts and making both digital catalogue records and facsimiles of manuscripts available online as open access resources. It is possible thanks to an endowment by Alexandra Mason, former Spencer Librarian, in honour of Ann Hyde, former Manuscripts Librarian at Spencer who specialised in medieval manuscripts.

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transtextual networks in the european middle ages: a digital corpus of the trojan narrative in latin manuscripts

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Latin 7906, 69v (detail). Facsimile available online on Gallica.

Engaging with one of the most important elements of Europe’s cultural heritage, “Transtextual Networks” employs material evidence and technological tools to analyse relationships among texts in the Middle Ages. Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Grant Agreement no. 702772, the project ran between August 2016 and August 2018 and was housed at the Arnamagnæan Institute at the University of Copenhagen.