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Re: [BKARTS] Milan/August/visit



Great info!! Thanks!

> From: James Pepper <Biblescribe@xxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 11:50:47 EDT
> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Milan/August/visit
>
> Kinde:
> Get on a train and go down to Florence and before you go see if you can get
> into the Laurentian Library which was designed by Michelangelo, the library
> of the Medici family,  it holds the oldest Latin Vulgate Bible in the world,
> the Codex Amiatinus(704 AD made in Northumbria, near Lindisifarne).  I doubt
> you can see it as it is quite fragile andprecious but there rest of the
> library is not bad! They have a reproduction of it. Will you be in Taly in
> May and June of next year because they are having a Congress called th City
> and the Book Congress 2004 in Florence and I will be showing my Bible there.
> It is a place where you need permission to see the manuscripts, but a tripto
> florence is not a waste!
>
> Sincerely,
>
> James G. Pepper
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