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Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library Webinar on Mar. 15

February 27, 2021

ANN ARBOR, MI – The Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Cataloging, Teaching, and Research Webinar featuring several specialists takes place on Monday, March 15, 1 PM EST, via Zoom.

The event is the fourth session of the Virtual Encounters on Book History, a series organized by Pablo Alvarez of the University of Michigan and Benito Rial Costas of the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The fourth webinar is a celebration of two landmark publications based on the extensive collection of Greek manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Vol. 1, Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2021; and Julia Miller, Tradition and Individuality: Bindings from the University of Michigan Greek Manuscript Collection, Ann Arbor, MI: The Legacy Press, 2021. The speakers will focus on various aspects of this important collection of manuscripts, presenting case studies that illustrate their historical, textual, and artistic relevance.

Program:

Francis Kelsey and the Collection of Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan presented by Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan).

Catalogue’s Goal, Structure, and Highlights presented by Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann (Independent Scholar).

 A Desert Father in Michigan: Isaac of Nineveh in Mich. Ms. 155 presented by Richard Janko with Lucca Green (University of Michigan).

Mich. Ms. 34 and Athens, Benaki 69 (Vitr. 34/4): Patrons, Scribes, Texts, and the Palaiologina Group presented by Kathleen Maxwell (Santa Clara University).

Selected Bindings from the U-M Greek Manuscript Collection Illustrating Traditional Structure and Decoration presented by Julia Miller (Independent Scholar).

Chair: Zachary Quint, Librarian for Classical Studies and Modern Greek at the University of Michigan.

Register online for the event: shorturl.at/pBOY5.

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