Tag: Manuscripts

Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

| Susan Klemond | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gov. Tim Walz, along with the Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota Humanities Center, officially recognized Father Stewart Nov. 6 as the first Minnesotan to be named a Jefferson Lecturer.

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When Islamic State came, Iraqi monks had just finished hiding manuscripts

When Islamic State came, Iraqi monks had just finished hiding manuscripts

| Doreen Abi Raad | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first time a band of Islamic State militants “visited” the monks, they presented the monks with a kind of suggestion, in a nonthreatening manner: “Why don’t you become a Muslim?”

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