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Bodleian

(bɒdˈliːən; ˈbɒdlɪ-)
n
(Library Science & Bibliography) the principal library of Oxford University: a copyright deposit library
[C17: named after Sir Thomas Bodley (1545–1613), English scholar who founded it in 1602]
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Awarded by the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford, the fellowship will enable Dr Adam Whittaker, at Birmingham City University, to work with the rare and unique Bodleian special collections for his research.
Choose from the glorious University colleges, superb museums, Weston Library - exhibiting some of the Bodleian Library's greatest treasures including Magna Carta, Jane Austen manuscripts and Shakespeare's first folio.
1602: The Bodleian Library at Oxford University opened to the public.
ON THIS DAY 1602: The Bodleian Library at Oxford University opened to the public.
152-153 reproduce a letter from Tolkien to Edith from 3 November 1913--fortunately transcribed for us from his hasty and idiosyncratic handwriting--in which he describes that quintessential Oxonian rite of passage, going to take the oath at the Bodleian Library and registering as a member.
Later on there's a scary incident with a magical book in the famous Bodleian Library, involving dimming lights and possessed pages.
It was shot on location in the Brecon Beacons and also recreated Oxford's famous Bodleian Library at their studios in the city.
It was shot on location in the Brecon Beacons and at Bad Wolf's studios in the city, where interiors from Oxford's famous Bodleian Library were recreated.
Edmund Herzig, Masoumeh and Fereydoon Soudavar Professor of Persian Studies at Oxford, says:'There is a long tradition of research on the Caucasus and Central Asia at Oxford, and of collecting books and manuscripts from the region in the Bodleian Library. Until now, however, there has never been a centre dedicated to the study of this region, which has tended to be overshadowed by the big empires and better-known countries around it.
Harpsden Court dates to 1204 and the house is recorded in a 1586 map kept at Oxford's Bodleian Library. The property has been extended and overhauled several times and parts of it are medieval, Elizabethan, Regency and Gothic Revival.
Driver considers John Audelay's verse prayer to St Birgitta of Sweden, found in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Douce 302, in its liturgical and devotional contexts.