The “Histoire des Idées et Critique Littéraire” database is now available at KBR. It features more […]Continue reading "Introducing a new electronic resource: Histoire des Idées et Critique Littéraire"
The luxurious “Rijmbijbel” from Brussels is the oldest known illustrated manuscript in Dutch that has been completely preserved. Meet an international masterpiece from the Middle Ages!Continue reading "The “Rijmbijbel” of Jacob van Maerlant"
Merel Swemle is studying Dutch language and culture at Leiden University. In this blog post, she takes a closer look at a curious book: the collection manuscript of Johannes de Altre.Continue reading "The manuscript of Johannes de Altre: a varied collection of knowledge"
The name Titus Livius (known in English as Livy) is a well-known one today. But how did the work of this Roman historian end up in the Library of the Burgundian Dukes?Continue reading "Livy between manuscript and printed book"
The creation of an illuminated manuscript sometimes required several years of preparation. Discover how illuminators transformed their pigments into masterpieces on parchment.Continue reading "From stone or bug to masterpiece"
On the occasion of the 100th birthday of jazz legend Toots Thielemans, we compiled a list of our e-resources on jazz, music and musicology.Continue reading "Toots 100: discover the e-resources about jazz and music"