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LONDON, BABY!

Meta Notebook 2 (2 Meta 2 Notebook) Last week, for the first time since I got AHRC funding just as a global pandemic hit, I finally managed to travel to The British Library to do some research! Just booking the research trip was an adventure in...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 3 Aug 2021

Half Time Oranges

I realised this morning that I’ve finished the first year of my two years of AHRC-funded research on ‘The Romantic Ridiculous’ project! I’m about to go on the holiday we booked last January for Easter 2020 then rebooked for Easter 2021 as ‘it...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 29 May 2021

‘With Draughts from Her Dead Lips’: Coleridge’s Gothic Lexicon

Notes from my Meta-Notebook, Part 1 Jean Paul Richter’s multiform impact on Coleridge’s Notebooks – as a kind of brother muse, offering solace, inspiration, contrast, and opposition – begins uncertainly enough with several pages...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 19 Oct 2020

Coleridge and the Snake God Sock Puppet

Strap in for this wild ride – a weird corollary to yesterday’s post on Coloridng – in which Coleridge quotes an Ancient Greek Snake God sock puppet (possibly)! So, working through Coleridge’s engagement with Jean Paul in the...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 14 Oct 2020

Coleridge’s Colouring?

I am currently making notes on S T Coleridge’s Notebooks, and am using this mini-blog to record an interesting titbit as WordPress allows me to strikethrough a word where Twitter wouldn’t (or at least my technical skills failed me). The Notebooks...
From: The Romantic Ridiculous on 13 Oct 2020

Alchemist's Assistant

 Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks,Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze.At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist...
From: Conciatore on 14 Sep 2020

Alchemist's Assistant

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks,Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze.At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist by the...
From: Conciatore on 20 Sep 2019

Alchemist's Assistant

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks,Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze.At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist by the...
From: Conciatore on 25 Jan 2019

Alchemist's Assistant

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks,Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze.At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist by the...
From: Conciatore on 23 Apr 2018

Alchemist's Assistant

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks, Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze. At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist...
From: Conciatore on 19 May 2017

Agnolo della Casa

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks, Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze. At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist...
From: Conciatore on 23 May 2016

Agnolo della Casa

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks, Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze. At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist...
From: Conciatore on 1 Jun 2015

Della Casa's Notebooks Reprise

Spine of volume 3 of Della Casa's notebooks,Biblioteca Nationale Centrale Firenze.At the turn of the seventeenth century, when Priest Antonio Neri was employed in Florence by the Medici prince Don Antonio, he worked closely with another alchemist by the...
From: Conciatore on 2 Jun 2014

What is a ‘remedy collection’?: Recording Medical Information in the Seventeenth Century

What exactly is a ‘recipe collection’? The most obvious answer is something like the example shown below, a formal ‘receptaria’ book of medical receipts and remedies. In the early modern period, and across Europe, these types of collections were...
From: The Recipes Project on 30 Oct 2012

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