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New resource – Basilica Online

Basilica Online

Basilica Online is a fully-searchable online edition of the 17 volumes of the Basilica text and its scholia, as edited between 1945 and 1988 by H.J. Scheltema, D. Holwerda, and N. van der Wal. The Basilica is the single-most important source for Byzantine law throughout the period of the Byzantine empire, and is a major source for Byzantine studies more broadly.

New resource – Arcadian Library Online: History of Science and Medicine collection

Arcadian Library Online: History of Science and Medicine collection

The Arcadian Library Online enables easy exploration of the rich holdings of the Arcadian Library. A privately-owned collection of rare ancient manuscripts, early printed books, and documents from the 10th to 20th centuries, the Arcadian Library collects the shared cultural heritage of Europe and the Middle East.

The first module of this online resource, the History of Science and Medicine collection, contains the contributions of early Arab and Persian scientists, doctors and thinkers; their translation, reception and influence in Europe and their lasting influence on the development of Western scientific and medical knowledge. It also brings together 19th and 20th century records of science, medicine and natural history from across the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions.

Trial – Vestnik Evropy (DA-VE) (trial until 23 May 2018)

Vestnik Evropy (DA-VE) (trial until 23 May 2018)

This electronic resource, covering the years 1802-1830, complements our printed set of Vestnik Evropy (Viestnik Evropy) held at the Taylorian which starts in 1866 and continues up to the Revolution. The journal Vestnik Evropy is among the earliest and most influential literary and political journals of Russia. The founder of the journal was the writer and historian Nikolai Karamzin.

Feedback to nick.hearn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.

Trial – Literary Encyclopedia, The (trial until 30 May 2018)

Literary Encyclopedia, The (trial until 30 May 2018)

The Literary Encyclopedia is a dynamic, online world-literature resource, providing useful introductions to authors, texts and contexts. It has in-depth coverage of the literatures of the English-speaking world and excellent coverage of the Classics, French, German, Russian, Italian, Hispanic and other world literatures. Feedback to nick.hearn@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.