Monthly Archives: August 2012

Of Time and Type: Joseph Scaliger’s De Emendatione Temporum

On this, my final day of work as a temporary research assistant in the RBC, I’m sharing one of my favorite books encountered this summer: the 1583 Paris edition of the De Emendatione Temporum of Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609). A synthesis … Continue reading

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13 Bak’tun Web Site Live

The Rare Book Collection is excited to be co-sponsoring “13 Bak’tun: New Maya Perspectives in 2012,” a symposium on Maya civilization in recognition of the end of the current great cycle in the Maya Long Count calendar.   Find out … Continue reading

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