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Chordis Canam

Description: A recording of Roderik De Man's Chordis Canam. De Man composed Chordis Canam as a tribute to Annelie de Man and to Sies Bleeker. All sounds, except one, were derived from this harpsichord, no other equipment than microphones and tape recorders was used.
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Date: 1989
Duration: 10 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Man, Roderik de, 1941-
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis]

Description: Photographs of "Biblia Pauperum; Apocalypsis," held by UNT Special Collections. The first is of the cover of the white book and the title at the top in black Latin script, the first letter of each word red. On top of it is a brown paper with a illustration in a red circle of a woman, Latin wording is around the rim of the circle and snaking over the woman. The second image is an illustrious of horses. In these two pages, there are three drawings of horses: blue, red and black. On each horse is a woman riding it, with small paragraphs of Latin text by them. There are several other drawings of thing such as swords. The third image is an illustration of creatures. At the top of each page is a woman with blue wings. On one side she is holding a collar attached to a creature, and pushing another creature into the gaping mouth of a monster. On the bottom left page six women ride a horse. The text of "Biblia pauperum" consists of selections from the Book of Revelation. Stories of the Apocalypse often recount visions said to be revealed by a heavenly messenger or angel to an author concerning the end of the world.
Date: December 5, 2017
Creator: Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Liber Bestiarum: Ms Bodley 764. London: Folio Society, 2008]

Description: Photographs of "Liber Bestiarum," held by UNT Special Collections. The first is of two pages in the open book, the one on the left contains a colorful illustration of birds on a tree with flowers. Under it is medieval script with the first letter of the paragraph a giant blue P. The page on the right contains the same medieval script. Towards the bottom is a paragraph with the first letter being a big red A. The second photo is of the cover of "Liber Bestiarum." The cover is bright red, the spine containing four different boxes of illustrations along the spine of animals. The front of the cover contains the book title in gold script Above and bellow it blue and red illustrations of animals. This is a facsimile of the manuscript from the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England and has 135 illustrated depictions of animals, including birds, reptiles, and fish. Bestiaries are manuscripts about animals, including real and imaginary illustrated depictions revealing a moral lesson. Bestiaries originated in the Ancient world but reached their height of popularity during the Medieval Period.
Date: November 27, 2017
Creator: Sylve, Joshua & Merrill, Jeffery
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Animal word list with Latin names

Description: This is a word list based on animals mentioned in "Manipuri to Manipuri and English Dictionary" by N. Kelchandra Singh and a book of Manipuri flora and fauna. The word list consists of four main columns (from left to right): the Latin name of the animal, the Manipuri name of the animal, the genus the animal belongs to, and the English name of the animal. There are two additional columns for notes from the researchers indicating the page numbers this species is found in the dictionary. Some rows are highlighted in light blue, It is written in the roman alphabet.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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