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The Linnaean Correspondence

The Linnaean Correspondence | Later Latin | Scoop.it
Prepared under the aegis of the Swedish Linnaean Society,
the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Uppsala University and its library, and the Linnean Society of London, with the collaboration of the
Centre international d'étude du XVIIIe siècle. Financed by the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation (Stiftelsen Riksbankens Jubileumsfond). Prepared for the web and published by the Centre international d'étude du XVIIIe siècle, Ferney-Voltaire.
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Archae-Facts: Bear-ly Believable Bestiaries - YouTube

Welcome to Archae-Facts, the place to find bite-sized chunks of Archaeological Trivia! Today we examine the beautiful Bestiaries of Medieval Europe.
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Bestiaria Latina: Google Books and More: Binder: Flores Aenigmatum Latinorum

Bestiaria Latina: Google Books and More: Binder: Flores Aenigmatum Latinorum | Later Latin | Scoop.it
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Vellum Through the Ages

Vellum Through the Ages | Later Latin | Scoop.it
"A look at the use of vellum in making books, from Medieval manuscripts to modern private press books. http://www.pirages.com/index.php"
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Native American’s Latin Poem Surfaces | News | The Harvard Crimson

Native American’s Latin Poem Surfaces | News | The Harvard Crimson | Later Latin | Scoop.it

A new Harvard study of a Native American’s eighteenth-century Latin poem reveals new details about colonial-era education at Harvard and substantiates otherwise unconfirmed accounts of the academic success of Benjamin Larnell, the last Native American student in Harvard’s colonial era.


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Galileo's "falling bodies" experiment re-created at Pisa

Galileo's "falling bodes" experiment re-created at the Leaning Tower of Pisa on May 31, 2009, by physicist Steve Shore of the University of Pisa. Movie by sc...
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What is Magna Carta

What is Magna Carta | Later Latin | Scoop.it
Why is this old piece of parchment considered to be such a powerful symbol of our rights and freedoms? Narrated by Monty Python’s Terry Jones, this animation takes you back to medieval times, when England under the reign of Bad King John. It asks why Magna Carta was originally created and what it meant to those living in the 13th century.
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Misunderstood Geniuses: William Harvey - YouTube

Misunderstood Geniuses: William Harvey - YouTube | Later Latin | Scoop.it
Phlegm? Bile? Having too much of each used to be the source of all your health problems...or so people thought, until William Harvey came on the scene and bl...
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Illuminated Manuscripts S01E02 - Fantastic Beasts from the Northumberland Bestiary (Ms. 100) - YouTube

Discover our blog: http://sexycodicology.net/blog Northumberland Bestiary - Ms. 100 - The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles -- Discover our YouTube Channel: ...
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Uncovering Hidden Text on a 500-Year-Old Map That Guided Columbus | WIRED

Uncovering Hidden Text on a 500-Year-Old Map That Guided Columbus | WIRED | Later Latin | Scoop.it
A team of researchers is using a technique called multispectral imaging to uncover the hidden text on a 500-year old map used by Christopher Columbus to plan his first voyage across the Atlantic.
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The Art of Swimming (1587)

The Art of Swimming (1587) | Later Latin | Scoop.it
Selections of the forty beautiful woodblock illustrations from Everard Digby's De Arte Natandi (The Art of Swimming) published in 1587, considered the first English treatise on the practise.
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The Badianus Manuscript - America's Earliest Medical Book | Ancient Medicine | World Research Foundation

The Badianus Manuscript - America's Earliest Medical Book | Ancient Medicine | World Research Foundation | Later Latin | Scoop.it
The Badianus Manuscript, an Aztec Herbal of 1552, was discovered at the Vatican Library in 1929 by Prof. Charles Clark.
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BibliOdyssey: Besson and the Rise of Technology

BibliOdyssey: Besson and the Rise of Technology | Later Latin | Scoop.it
Eclectic historic science and art images from rare books and prints
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