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  1. Sa’di’s Gulistan and the Middle Eastern Manuscript Collection

    The Middle Eastern Manuscript Collection of the University of Melbourne was acquired mostly by Professor John Bowman throughout the 1960s, and is made of approximately 190 …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/09/14/sadis-gulistan-and-the-middle-eastern-manuscript-collection

  2. Seeing science in early encyclopaedias

    In honour of National Science Week from the 15th to the 23rd of August 2020, we dive into the Special Collections to look at Enlightenment era …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2020/08/17/seeing-science-in-early-encyclopaedias

  3. Lasting Impressions: Understanding the significance of the Great Seal of England

    Symbols and reminders of the British Commonwealth in modern day Australia appear not only in the form of images but also in the language we adopt. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2019/11/14/lasting-impressions-understanding-the-significance-of-the-great-seal-of-england

  4. The Great mirror of folly now digitised

    Het Groote tafereel der dwaasheid or the ‘Great mirror of folly’ as it is known in English, is a unique Amsterdam publication complied around the year …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2019/03/07/the-great-mirror-of-folly-now-digitised

  5. News of the Popish plot

    The 2019 object-based learning program created a headline through the Popish plot pamphlets which amazed students in the summer intensive course: The History of News from Street …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/librarycollections/2019/01/14/news-of-the-popish-plot

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