October 12, 2022
Last week the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opened a splashy new exhibition, The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaiss
July 28, 2020
There are no words in this tiny book, but the engraved spine gives it an unmistakable codex shape. Made in Southern Germany c.
July 2, 2020
London — Senate House Library, University of London, has digitized over 80,000 pages from over 300 rare Renaissance texts dated 1474-1600 and
September 18, 2012
(Washington, DC) A shield made of hippopotamus skin. A mastedon’s tooth. Illustrations of fantastic war machines. Contemporary photography. Passages from Shakespeare.
November 10, 2011
PARIS Nov 8 - At the end of the thirteenth century, Bologna was the largest city in Italy and the fifth largest city in Europe, outranking Paris. The oldest university in Europe was located there, an