Exhibition and Conference on ‘Custody of the Holy Land’, Jerusalem, 23 October 2014

Monastery of St Saviour, via Wikipedia.

Readers in Jerusalem may be interested in an exhibition and conference on the topic of ‘Custody of the Holy Land’ which is taking place at St Saviour’s Monastery on 23rd October.

The exhibition, MFH Manuscripta Franciscana Hierosolymitana’, will feature a selection of manuscripts from the collection of The Library of the Custody of the Holy Land in Jerusalem, one of the libraries of the Franciscan Order. A digital catalogue of the over five hundred manuscripts in the entire collection is available online.

One of our network organisers, Dr Michele Campopiano (University of York) will deliver the conference keynote. It is entitled: ‘Writing the Holy Land: Manuscripts and Texts from the Franciscan Convent in Jerusalem (1333-1530 ca).’

Entrance to the exhibition and conference is free.

For more information, please use the following contact details:

Tel. +972 2 62 66 756 (Jerusalem); +39 0272342606 (Italy)

Email: bibliocts@custodia.org; creleb@unicatt.it

You can download the event poster here.

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