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A Document of Sale from Medieval Egypt

We discussed item 27 in Islamic Manuscripts, Garrett Additional Box no. 20. This document of sale was written in 980 CE on behalf of the Coptic Christian Yuhānnis ibn Suqayna and his wife…

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Introduction to Zoroastrian Manuscripts

This short introduction to Zoroastrian manuscripts will briefly touch on the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, as well as key texts and languages associated with it.

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University of Pennsylvania Library's Ms Codex 1881 - Astronomical treatises and tables

An astronomical compendium that contains texts, diagrams, and tables related to the computation of the relative positions of the celestial bodies. Written in Germany in 1481, it is a paper codex with…

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Penn Library's LJS 445 - Prenosticatio (Video Orientation)

Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 445 - Prenosticatio, by Johannes Lichtenberger. Written in Nuremberg, Germany, after 1488, in Middle High German. German…

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Coffee With a Codex: Astrology, Astronomy, Religion (LJS 361)

Coffee With A Codex is an informal lunch or coffee time to meet virtually with Kislak Curator Dot Porter and talk about one of the manuscripts from Penn's collections. Each week we'll…

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Penn Library's LJS 388 - [Mulakhkhaṣ fī al-hayʼah]. = [ملخص في الهيئه]. (Video Orientation)

Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 388, an astronomical textbook arranged in two chapters with an introduction and containing five diagrams. Copy completed on…

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A Summer Class Exploring Computer Science with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students ISLAND 2023

The purpose of this research project was to design, deliver, and assess the content and methodology of an introductory course focused on the block-based coding language, Scratch, for educators of…

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Where are the Romans? What Attila's War Reveals about Barbarian Integration in the Late Roman Empire

This video touches on issues regarding the assimilation of non-Romans into the late Roman military. Attila's invasion, climaxing with the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (Chalons) is used as a…

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Penn Library's LJS 57 - Astronomical anthology (Video Orientation)

Video Orientation to the University of Pennsylvania Library's LJS 57 - Astronomical anthology. A collection of astronomical texts, including a copy of a treatise on the calendar originally…

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Anti-Pollution Measures and the Common Good in Medieval Paris

Sarah McDougall interviews Emily Hutchinson about the creation of story maps for understanding anti-pollution measures in medieval Paris, France.

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Shepherd of Hermas (Discussion of an Ancient Christian Text)

An educational interview with Chance Bonar (PhD cand., Harvard) on the ancient Christian text Shepherd of Hermas. In this video, we cover introductory issues, the language of enslavement present in…

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Hip Hop and the Grail

Richard Sévère juxtaposes content from hip-hop and medieval texts in this latest Medieval Meets Modern contribution. Produced for Princeton University's Middle Ages for…

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Ariella Elema, "Anatomy of a Duel: Jean de Carrouges versus Jacques Le Gris"

What really happened at the so-called Last Duel (the subject of the movie by the same name)? Ariella Elema has contributed a mini lecture for Middle Ages for Educators to explain such duels in…

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The Origins and History of a Monastic Archive - From the Early Middle Ages to the Present

This 8.5-minute video explores the history behind the medieval library and archives at the former monastery of Saint Gaul. The archive was begun in the eighth-century and preserves many important…

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Medieval Blood Libel and Anti-Asian American Racism

Links 1. Video home page on Middle Ages for Educators2. For reports and resources on Anti-Asian and Anti-Asian American Sentiment, see the AAPI COVID-19 Project.3. For images, maps, and graphs on the…

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Beowulf and Alien

Gina Brandolino compares Beowulf and Alien. View the full resource page here.

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