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Past Event: Early Books Lecture Series XV

The Early Books Lecture Series is an annual program where University of Arizona scholars explore the treasure trove of medieval texts held by Special Collections. Did the miss this year's lectures in April? Here are links to the audio recordings for your summer listening enjoyment.

The Heroic Armageddon in Poetic Terms: The Middle High German Nibelungenlied (The Hundeshagen Codex)
Albrecht Classen, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of German Studies
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An Imperfect Rescue: Lionardo Salviati’s Edition (1597) of Boccaccio’s Decameron
Fabian Alfie, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of French & Italian
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Harnessing Time: Calendars from Antiquity to the Medieval Books of Hours
Cynthia White, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Religious Studies and Classics
This presentation was not recorded at the speaker's request.