HMML Receives Grant to Develop OLIVER 2.0. The grant awarded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow us to expand online access to manuscript images. Read how here >>
HMML Digitizes Timbuktu's Historic Manuscript Collection. Digital records of more than 22,000 rare and historically-significant documents are being created. Find the full news story here >>
HMML Urgently Working to Save Manuscripts in Iraq, Hopes for Safety of Collections
in Syria. Against a background of terrorism and the destruction of religious and cultural heritage sites, we continue working to save historic manuscripts in Iraq. Read the full Press Release here >>
HMML Featured on Minnesota Public Radio. In the "Sounds and Voices" segment, Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, talked about HMML's work with Iraqi partner Fr. Nageeb Michael, OP, to save endangered manuscripts. Listen to the full feature here at MPR >>
HMML's Malta Study Center Begins Digitization Project at the National Archives of Malta.
This effort will focus on archival records detailing the civil proceedings related to the Roman Inquisition in Malta, known as the Officium Civile Sacrae Inquisitionis (OSI) Fond. Find details in the full Press Release >>
HMML Receives Henry Luce Foundation Grant to Further Develop Online Reading Room.
The virtual Reading Room, part of the vHMML project to create an online environment for manuscript studies, will be the largest and most comprehensive online collection of manuscripts ever created.
Read the full press release here >>
HMML Preservation Partner Featured by the National Catholic Reporter.
Fr. Najeeb Michaeel's magnificent efforts to save war-threatened Iraqi manuscripts are recounted in this news story, and HMML Director Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, explains our role in helping digitize the manuscripts for the future. Read the story on the NCR website >>
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Metrical Grammar from Medieval Tur 'Abdin
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