HABlog

Welcome to the blog of the Herzog August Bibliothek. This is where we regularly report on current topics concerning our research, library work and cultural programme.

You Better Run

Mit „A Threnody for the Dispossessed“ gestaltete Erik Ruin ein Klagelied in Form eines Buches.… ...

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Herzogin und Buchbesitz

Wie viele Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler, Einwohnerinnen und Einwohner Niedersachsens wissen schon, dass am Wolfenbütteler Hof… ...

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HABby Birthday!

We’re nearly there, the big day is approaching fast: on 5 April 2022 the Herzog… ...

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Rich pickings

This is a very special kind of long-term undertaking: the in-depth cataloguing of medieval manuscripts… ...

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Lessons learned

Wolfenbüttel and Oxford have set new standards for photographic technology and presentation with this joint… ...

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The convicted book thief

In his Wolfenbüttel ‘Liberey-Ordnung’ (library rules) of 1572, Herzog Julius von Braunschweig-Lüneburg stipulated that no-one… ...

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Made by women

Like the Latin text, the colourful book ornamentation decorating the manuscripts from the High Medieval… ...

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An aide-mémoire

A collection of 35 copperplate portraits recently acquired by the Herzog August Bibliothek is testament… ...

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Infection

Diseases have presented challenges throughout human history. In the early modern era scholars attempted to… ...

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