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Aestimatio

Aestimatio provides critical, timely assessments of books published in the history of what was called science from antiquity up to the early modern period in cultures ranging from Spain to India, and from Africa to northern Europe.

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Disreputable Bodies: Magic, Medicine, and Gender in Renaissance Natural Philosophy

Through a close reading of rarely studied materials, Sergius Kodera examines the contested position of the body in Renaissance philosophy, showing how abstract metaphysical ideas evolved in tandem with the creation of new metaphors that shaped the understanding of early modern political, cultural, and scientific practices.

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French Renaissance Paleography

Paleography is the history and study of handwriting. Old scripts can be very beautiful, but sometimes difficult to read. This site presents over 100 carefully selected French manuscripts written between 1300 and 1700, with tools for deciphering them and learning about their social, cultural, and institutional settings.

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Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons

Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons is an open-access, group-sourced, comprehensive, fully searchable, online bibliographic database of early modern sermon manuscripts from the British Isles and North America.

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Humanism for Sale

This digital resource examines the ways books were written, designed, printed, and marketed for schools in Renaissance Italy.

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Romeo and Juliet: Searchable Database for Prompt Books

This site includes two fully-searchable databases containing information from approximately 170 prompt-books for productions of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. These productions range from the seventeenth century to the 1980s. Data was assembled by Jill Levenson during the preparation of her Oxford Shakespeare edition of the play.

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The Electronic Capito Project

Provides access to the full text of letters from and to Wolfgang Faber Capito (c. 1478-1541).

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