September 25, 2018
The transition from the papyrus roll of late antiquity to the codex, akin to the modern day book, paralleled the rise of Christianity in the first few centuries of the Common Era.

September 5, 2017
The Vergilius Vaticanus (Rome, BAV, Vat.

July 24, 2016
Rainulfo II of Alife became the “rebel king” of the southern Italian peninsula following a victory on 24 July 1132 at the Battle of Nocera during which the Norman ruler, Roger II, was briefly deposed.

January 9, 2015
SYMPOSIUM: Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy January 10, 2015 – 10:30 am Frist Center Auditorium 10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

April 4, 2014
In late March 2014 , Monsignor Cesare Pasini, prefect of the Vatican Apostolic Library, announced that it will partner with Japanese IT company NTT Data Corporation to digitize 3,000 manuscripts through 2018.

October 27, 2013
Tina Lepri and Ermanno Rivetti report in The Art Newspaper that Naples’s Girolamini church complex is now under the management of the Italian Cultural Minister after thousands of manuscripts and other artifacts were stolen by the now-jailed former director of the library.

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