Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Trinity College Library: The Trinity Gospels

Trinity College Library has lent five manuscripts to the British Library’s major exhibition, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War. In five blog-posts between now and Christmas we will take a closer look at each of these manuscripts, beginning with the ‘Trinity Gospels’, produced in the early eleventh century. Several grandly illuminated Gospel books survive from Anglo-Saxon …

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Trinity Lends to Major Anglo-Saxon Exhibition

On Friday 19th October 2018 a spectacular exhibition -  Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War - opens at the British Library in London. It will feature material ranging from the 5th to the 11th centuries and will examine the development of written English and the creation of the kingdom of England. Trinity College has lent five …

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Trinity Lends to the Royal Society

A new exhibition - Science Made Visible: Drawings, Prints, Objects - is open, free of charge at the Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG until December 2018. The exhibition looks at how visual representations were used in the conduct of early modern science. It includes sketches, drawings and prints of subjects as diverse as …

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Trinity Lends Medieval Manuscripts

As part of its 200th birthday celebrations, the Fitzwilliam is staging one of the largest exhibitions of medieval illuminated manuscripts for several years. Colour: The Art and Science of Illuminated Manuscipts combines a fantastic display of medieval artworks with the findings of a major scientific research project, http://www.miniare.org. The research project uses non-invasive techniques to …

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Trinity Lends Battle Song to Agincourt Exhibition

The Wren Library’s most famous music manuscript has been loaned to the Musée de l’Armée in Paris, as part of a major exhibition commemorating the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt. The two-metre-long Trinity Carol Roll is a collection of songs and carols including the famous Agincourt Carol. The English defeated the French army on …

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