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7 experts, 7 lectures, 1 shared passion. The experts—both from KBR and other institutions—will present their research on books from the collection.
Combine your visit to the KBR museum in autumn with a workshop where you can paint and calligraphy like a medieval miniaturist or copyist.
Discover the work of Bridge, de Falla, Schumann and Vieuxtemps.
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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!
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.
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?
On the contrary: before the invention of printing, there was no other means of reproducing a text.
In the 15th century, present-day Belgium is part of the realm of the Dukes of Burgundy.
The library of the Dukes of Burgundy is one of the finest manuscript collections of its time.
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