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Includes links folks coming from Instagram and TikTok. Most of these are links to manuscript records on Franklin, which include full descriptions and in most cases link to a digital copy. Every week we also post registration information for our Thursday Noon Zoom call, Coffee With A Codex.

Starts on December 1, 2022. For records from earlier posts, you should search for the shelf mark (LJS xxx or MS. Codex xxx), in quotation marks, here.

1/30/2023 | LJS 431 | Single leaf list of printed and manuscript books

1/29/2023 | Ms. Codex 1056 | Book of hours, use of Rouen #YearOfHours

1/28/2023 | LJS 436 | Manual on the mathematics of the Islamic law of inheritance

1/27/2023 | LJS 62, f. 3v | Herbal in the tradition of Dioscorides #FloraFriday

1/26/2023 | Ms. Codex 724, f. 121v | Sagittarius #drollerydonnerstag

1/25/2023 | Philadelphia Museum of Art 1924-19-1 | Book of hours, use of Paris #YearOfHours

1/24/2023 | Ms. Codex 1640 | Manipulus Florum (Franklin Record, full Video Facsimile on YouTube)

1/23/2023 | Coffee With A Codex | Carta Executoria with Nick Herman on 1/26

1/23/2023 | Coffee With A Codex | An Hour of Hours with McGill University on 1/24

1/23/2023 | LJS 458 | Collection of over 400 recipes for medical, cosmetic, and culinary purposes

1/22/2023 | Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E 90 | Book of Hours, Use of Coutances #YearOfHours

1/21/2023 | LJS 421 | Letter from Hippocrates to Caesar

1/20/2023 | LJS 216, f. 55v | Flower in a diagram #FloraFriday

1/19/2023 | Ms. Codex 724, f. 112r | When pigs fly #drollerydonnerstag

1/18/2023 | Lewis E 116 | Book of Hours, Use of Rome #YearOfHours

1/17/2023 | LJS 477 | Crunchy #parchment

1/16/2023 | LJS 456 | Popular treatise presented as a letter from Aristotle to Alexander the Great

1/15/2023 | Franklin & Marshall College Misc. Ms. 146 | South Netherlands Book of Hours (The Hawley Hours) #YearOfHours

1/14/2023 | LJS 438 | Collection of translations of Greek works in the traditions of Plato and Pythagoras

1/13/2023 | Ms. Codex 1162 | Parchment leaf used as a binding #FragmentFriday

1/12/2023 | Ms. Codex 724, f. 101v | A singing bird #drollerydonnerstag

1/11/2023 | Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E 130 | Book of Hours, Use of Utrecht & Scenes from the Life of Christ #YearOfHours

1/10/2023 | LJS 451 | Holes in the #parchment

1/9/2023 | LJS 427 | Books from Avicenna’s medical encyclopedia #MedicalMonday

1/8/2023 | Bryn Mawr College MS 23 | Book of hours, use of Le Mans #YearOfHours

1/7/2023 | LJS 188 | Instructions for the use of astrological tables

1/6/2023 | Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E M 42:11 | Epiphany

1/5/2023 | Ms. Codex 724, f. 92r | Grotesque #drollerydonnerstag

1/4/2023 | Free Library of Philadelphia Lewis E 208 | Book of Hours, Use of Paris #YearOfHours

1/3/2023 | Coffee With A Codex | LJS 24, Medical Miscellany, scheduled for January 19

1/3/2023 | Ms. Codex 180 | Holes in #parchment in Ms. Codex 180

1/2/2023 | LJS 398 | Arabic medical treatise #MedicalMonday

1/1/2023 | Philadelphia Museum of Art 1945-65-9 | The Susanna Hours #YearOfHours

12/31/2022 | LJS 429 | Illustrated introduction to natural philosophy

12/30/2022 | Ms. Codex 1101 | Undated parchment fragment from a breviary

12/29/2022 | Ms. Codex 724 | A dancing bird #drollerydonnerstag

12/28/2022 | Ms. Codex 1640 | Manipulus florum

12/27/2022 | LJS 477 | Parchment – hair and flesh sides

12/26/2022 | LJS 424 | Collection of medical texts #MedicalMonday

12/25/2022 | LJS 442 | Renaissance German weapons manual

12/24/2022 | Ms. Codex 1577 | Saint Francis

12/23/2022 | LJS 438 | 14th century fragments in a binding

12/22/2022 | Ms. Codex 724 | A Silly Goose

12/21/2022 | LJS 416 | Regulations for mills and bakeries

12/20/2022 | LJS 451 | Parchment with a sewed-up split

12/19/2022 | LJS 430 | Analysis of urine in diagnosing disease

12/18/2022 | Ms. Codex 924 | Historical tragedy

12/17/2022 | LJS 452 | Alphabetical dictionary of Latin words and names

12/16/2022 | LJS 196 | Overpainted leaves from a Persian manuscript and an Arabic lithograph

12/15/2022 | Ms. Codex 724 | Rabbit playing a horn

12/14/2022 | Ms. Codex 1101 | Historical works about war and prophecy

12/13/2022 | LJS 24 | Parchment with uncut edges

12/12/2022 | LJS 458 | A collection of scientific recipes

12/11/2022 | LJS 412 | Astrolabes and astronomy

12/10/2022 | Ms. Codex 1233 | Notated breviary

12/9/2022 | LJS 185 | Leaves from a Coptic psalter

12/8/2022 | Ms. Codex 724 | Unicorn

12/7/2022 | LJS 451 | Commentary on a poem

12/6/2022 | Ms. Codex 2053 | Roman Missal

12/5/2022 | Ms. Codex 1660 | Collection of alchemical recipes

12/4/2022 | LJS 447 | Animals and plants

12/3/2022 | LJS 64 | Astronomical volvelles

12/2/2022 | LJS 119 | Canon law leaf used in a binding

12/1/2022 | Ms. Codex 724 | Bird