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Is Digitizing Historical Texts a Bad Idea (II)?

My previous post about digital historical text generated some very interesting comments, both here and on Twitter. I met with my students again last night and we had an extended discussion about those discussions, so thanks to everyone who chimed … Continue reading

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Is Digitizing Historical Texts a Bad Idea?

Several years ago I took a group of Mason students to Prague, Vienna, and Budapest. Among the things I’d planned for them was a visit to the Klementinum in Prague where the┬áCodex Gigas (the “Devil’s Bible“) was on display. Needless … Continue reading

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