can you read this page this 1200 year old latin psalm book is written in tironian notes the most popular short
Can you read this page? This 1,200-year-old Latin psalm book is written in Tironian notes, the most popular shorthand system in the ancient world. Tiro invented it more than 2,000 years ago to help him write down his master Cicero's speeches. #MakingYourMark#NationalWritingDay
this image from codex arundel taken using uv light shows leonardo s studies of limbs from different viewpoints
This image from Codex Arundel, taken using UV light, shows Leonardo's studies of limbs from different viewpoints. He described his notebook on the opening page as 'a collection without order, drawn from many papers'. Explore with @BLMedieval #AMindinMotion
beethoven was a notoriously messy workerthis early working of the pastoral symphony from 1808 gives an idea of
Beethoven was a notoriously messy worker.This early working of the Pastoral Symphony from 1808 gives an idea of how he would examine an apparently simple, spontaneous phrase from every angle before embarking on the full compositional process. #BLTreasures
his optical study shows that their image is enlarged because the undulating surface increases the base of the
His optical study shows that their image is enlarged because the undulating surface increases the base of the visual pyramid. Referring to the two lower sketches of water surfaces, Leonardo explained that small ripples reflect the Sun with greater luminosity than large ripples.
a milestone anniversary in nyc stories of love and identity in wartime britain and the drag queens and kings m
A milestone anniversary in NYC, stories of love and identity in wartime Britain, and the drag queens and kings making library story hours fabulous. @wthahell,@BoltonLMS ,@BL_OralHistory and@nypl are all#AnythingButSilent in this month's podcast: #Pride
happy birthday severus snape on loan from and drawn by the amazing jim kay this portrait of the professor is o
Happy birthday, Severus Snape! On loan from and drawn by the amazing Jim Kay, this portrait of the professor is on display in . Can you guess #BLHarryPotterwhat the lilies by his hands might represent?