Back from Rolduc…

We’re back from Rolduc and I am reliving our adventure by looking at the hundreds of photo’s I took, with an abbey beer in my hand (I can absolutely recommend the beer at Rolduc!). We are still in the process of data collection, and with all the fragments and annotations …

We found treasure…!

So by now our first day of ‘treasure hunting’ in Rolduc is over. All I can say is: we found some really amazing things! Old manuscript fragments, interesting information on the provenance of the books… When you’re holding a book and a little bit of medieval handwriting peeps out..! As …

Hunting for medieval treasure…

Tomorrow I will be leaving to the abbey Rolduc in the south of the Netherlands, along with fourteen classmates and four faculty members from the department of Book and Digital Media Studies at Leiden University. And it should prove to be extremely interesting! While there we will be hunting in …