The Hilary Term Library and Archives exhibition, ‘The Greek Manuscripts of Magdalen College”, will run from 8th February–16 May 2017. The exhibition will be open every Thursday afternoon from 2pm, with entrance via the steps to the Old Library off of the Cloisters. Members of the University can gain entrance by showing their Bodleian card at the Lodge.
There will be a book launch of A Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts of Magdalen College, Oxford drafted by Mark Sosower, revised and completed by Nigel Wilson at 5.15pm on Friday 24th February 2017 in the Summer Common Room. The launch is open to the public and will be followed by a drinks reception and a viewing of the exhibition, accompanied by a kanonaki (traditional Greek instrument) player. Booking essential (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Library and Archives talk will be given by exhibition co-curators Dr Dawn LaValle on “Greek pedagogy at Magdalen” and Daryl Green, Librarian, on “Recycled Byzantine bindings” at 5.30pm on Wednesday 3 May 2017 in the Summer Common Room. The talk is open to the public and will be followed by a drinks reception and a viewing of the exhibition. Booking essential (RSVP to email@example.com).
For further information, please contact Magdalen College Library: firstname.lastname@example.org ; tel: 01865 276045
Treasures of the month: Greek manuscripts, 1, 3, 5