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Staff training

One aim of the FRAGMED project is to train the staff at the Romanian Academy Library in Cluj. The librarians will be initiated into studying fragments of medieval manuscripts.  Thus, assoc. prof. Dr. habil. Adrian Papahagi (UBB-Cluj) held monthly training sessions with Dr. Bogdan Crăciun, head of Old Book Department at the Library. Project funded …

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Manuscript at Batthyaneum Library in Alba Iulia, Fragments in Cluj

Three fragments of an old manuscript are kept inside some volumes at the Academy Library in Cluj. At a certain point, they are reunited with the mother book, which is kept at Batthyaneum Library in Alba Iulia. The event was filmed in late August.  (Next, one may watch a section from a documentary, displayed in …

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Manuscript from Oradea found at Győr, Fragments in Cluj

Last week Adrian Papahagi was on the roads in Hungary and Austria. He was on the track of the medieval manuscripts originated from Transylvania and Crișana.  The researcher from Cluj even made a documentary film. Next year it will be presented at the opening of an exhibition that displays restored fragments due to FRAGMED project …

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Report on Fragments at the Romanian Academy Library, Cluj–Napoca Office

The report deals with various methodological issues regarding the description of fragments from medieval manuscripts: text identification; date and location of fragments; recovery of original pages or bifolia (measures, paging, volume number, illustration and additional material); the origin, the location and the liturgical use; identification of fragments coming from the same manuscript (membra disjecta) that …

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