The European Library Widget

Knights medieval manuscript

A Widget for Book Lovers

A few days ago, while looking at the newstream of the Sexy Codicology Facebook Page, we notice the European Library promoting their widget. We contacted them and asked if it was possible to install the widget also on our blog. … Continue reading!

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The Adventures of Medieval Bunny, Part I: The Killer Rabbit

Psychotic Killer Rabbit

The Killer Rabbit in Medieval Manuscripts

Back in early May 2013 we came across some intriguing and awesome marginalia of rabbits in medieval manuscripts, in curious situations and topsy-turvy worlds, among which we found the killer rabbit!

On May 10th we posted this picture on our Facebook Page:

The Original Killer Rabbit
The Original Killer Rabbit.
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Putting the Sexy in Sexy Codicology

Sexy Codicology, Year II

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the term “Sexy” the following way:

generally attractive or interesting : appealing <a sexy stock>

And that is what Codicology is to me: Attractive and Interesting.

The Sexy Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry
The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry
France, 1408/1409
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A Few Words on the Digitized Medieval Manuscripts Map

Mappa Mundi

Uncharted  Manuscripts’ Territory, charted.

We have all seen those medieval maps on manuscripts: Fascinating! So fascinating that here at Sexy Codicology we decided to create several of our own: The Maps of Digitized Manuscripts Available Online.

The aim is simple: Create maps that link to digitized special collections, so that everyone, at any time, can explore medieval manuscripts on their own. … Continue reading!

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