A Turkish Souvenir: The Dryden Album and Anglo-Ottoman Contact

This is the first of what we hope will become a series of guest blogs about material from the Library. Today's post is by Dr William Kynan-Wilson, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Aalborg University and Associate Scholar, The Skilliter Centre for Ottoman Studies, University of Cambridge The late sixteenth century was a period of unprecedented contact between …

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The Legend of St Eustace

The latest medieval manuscript to go online is B.11.5, a 13th-century French Psalter once owned by Goring Priory. It includes illustrations of the legend of the 2nd-century saint, Eustace, as follows: A Roman military officer called Placida was hunting near Tivoli and saw a vision of Christ between the antlers of a stag. Taking the …

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Photograph of the Month: Constance Jones

Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1848-1922) was an English philosopher and educator who worked on logic and ethics and who studied with the Trinity fellow, Henry Sidgwick. The photograph was taken around the time of the publication of her major monograph, A New Law of Thought and its Logical Bearings (1911). She was a contemporary of …

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