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17
Sep

A historical calendar with handwritten notes from the collections of the Museum of West Bohemia in Pilsen

An interfoliated copy of the printed Kalendář historický [Historical Calendar] by Daniel Adam of Veleslavín from 1590 (shelf mark 503 A 005) from the collections of the Museum of West Bohemia in Pilsen has been made accessible. On the folios attached, historical notes were first written in 1592–1594 by the alderman in Kadaň Adam Bavorovec of Hagenbrück, at the beginning of the 18th century by an unknown burger of Písek, and there are also several later records.

17
Sep

Digitised Manuscripts from the Military History Institute in Prague

The Library of the Military History Institute in Prague has provided access to another 21 manuscripts from its collection, coming from between the end of the 17th century and the first half of the 20th century. The earliest part is mainly represented by theoretical treatises on military science and fortification technology. The chronicle from the military school in Hranice in Moravia (IIR G 413) comes from the turn of the 20th century. A more homogeneous group is formed by diaries and personal memoirs of the First World War (IIR C 13301, IIR D 3323, IIR F 642).

14
Jul

Digitised manuscripts of the North Bohemian Museum in Liberec

From the collections of the North Bohemian Museum in Liberec, a group of medieval and modern manuscripts has been digitised. These include mainly liturgical codices. An incompletely preserved gradual and antiphonary (ST 1778, ST 1779) originated in the 15th century. Other fragments (ST 135) come from two different manuscripts. The later of them is a breviary of a Dutch origin (ST 160) while the processional most likely comes from Cologne (ST 13). Items from Bohemia include an urbarium of the villages of Krnsko and Pětikozly (ST 1608) and the genealogy of the family of Jan the elder Vojska of Bogdunčovice and the Tovačov Book (ST 1615).

14
Jul

New documents of the Ethnographic Museum and Gallery in Česká Lípa

The Ethnographic Museum and Gallery in Česká Lípa has enriched its digitised collections by one manuscript and several early printed books. The manuscript (RK 74) contains a Latin catalogue of priests and lay brethren of the Augustinian Order by Pachomius Kreybich. The printed books contain mainly prayers and songs printed in the 18th century, but also earlier, different works are represented (sermons, broadside ballads and meditative literature). Based on current knowledge, most of these printed items are unique.

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