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Vernacular Books and Reading Experiences in the Early Age of Print
The Spirit of the Page: Books and Readers at the Abbey of Fécamp, c.1000-1200
This dissertation examines how Benedictine monks at the Abbey of Fécamp designed, produced, and read books over the course of the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
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Thijs Porck participates in the SELIM conference in Granada, Spain
From 17 to 19 September, the University of Granada organized the 27th International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature (SELIM).
The Oegstgeest bowl and the bones of a giant king mentioned in Beowulf
Recently, archeologists of Leiden University made an excavation in Oegstgeest, where they found a unique silver bowl from the first half of the seventh century as well as imported pottery and winebarrels. Thijs Porck, lecturer in Old English language and culture at Leiden University, places the Oegstgeest