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The Journey of a Greek Manuscript

12:00am daily from Friday 26 March until Sunday 4 April

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 27th March. For events on or after 28th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

Cambridge libraries contain hundreds of manuscripts written in Greek between the fifth and 18th centuries, from ancient Bibles to copies of Sophocles and Aristotle. A research project based at Cambridge University Library and funded by the Polonsky Foundation is conserving, digitising and cataloguing these manuscripts and making them available to everyone via the Cambridge Digital Library.

In this short film, meet photographer Raffaella, conservator Sam and cataloguer Chris and learn about all the processes involved in bringing these precious, often fragile books from the library shelf to the computer screen.

On Wednesday 31 March from 1pm there will also be the chance to meet the project team live, and to ask them your questions.

Booking/Registration is: UNAVAILABLE

You can view this event on YouTube via the link below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyS1zxG8PC4&feature=youtu.be

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Timing: Available on Demand
Cost: Free
Event Capacity: Unlimited
Theme: Explore
Image copyright: Gospel book (MS Dd.9.69), Cambridge University Library.

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