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Manuscripts, databases, and the joys of Byzantine literature, with Dave Jenkins

A conversation with Dave Jenkins about how we read (and how to enjoy) Byzantine literature, from digitized manuscripts and online databases to the pleasures of Byzantine prose.

Dave Jenkins is a philosopher, a philologist, and a librarian at Princeton University. You may also know him as the creator of a database of translations of Byzantine texts in modern languages and a database of digitized manuscripts.


Among his online projects at Princeton University Library are:

Modern Language Translations of Byzantine Sources

Digitized Greek Manuscripts

Hellenic Digital Project

See also his university webpage to learn more about Dave Jenkins

Byzantium & Friends is hosted by Anthony Kaldellis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Classics at The Ohio State University. You can follow him on his personal website.

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Top Image: 12th century Byzantine Gospel – Princeton University Library Garrett MS. 3. fol. 5v