Digital Library

Precious Royal Manuscripts Make Online Debut

Rare documents can be examined in detail and compared

Illuminated manuscripts once owned by Carolingian Emperors, French King Charles V and the Aragonese kings of Naples are now available in stunning detail online, thanks to an exciting virtual exhibition: Manuscripts and Princes in Medieval and Renaissance Europe.

Europeana Regia Presented at two Research Conferences in Italy

Under the title "Vecchi manoscriti, nuovi usi: Europeana Regia, una biblioteca per il XXI secolo", Victoria García Esteve and Margarita Escriche (Universitat de València) presented the Europeana Regia project in  Rome, at the Seminar Umanesimo e società nelle collezioni librarie del CNR: Seminari di Studi (Roma, 29-30 maggio, 2012).
See the presentation



Europeana Regia presented at the 19th Conference on the History of the Crown of Aragon

The Europeana Regia project was presented at the 19th Conference on the History of the Crown of Aragon,  held in Zaragoza, Caspe and Alcañiz, Spain, on 27th-30th June 2012. This Conference is a long-standing tradition, with its first edition taking place in 1908. This year, the conference was attended by 190 researchers from different countries, specialising in the fields of Medieval and Modern History, and the History of Constitutionalism.
Conference website (in Spanish).

See the presentation by Ana Barbeta and Silvia Villaplana (Universitat de València)





Workshop on "Europeana Regia y otros proyectos de digitalización en España: hacia el manuscrito 2.0", held in Valencia

A one-day Workshop with the title “EUROPEANA REGIA y otros proyectos de digitalización en España: hacia el manuscrito 2.0” was held on 7th June in the Aula Magna of the University of Valencia. 

Europeana Regia presented at the "Ateliers du livre", Bibliothèque nationale de France

The project's website is currently presented at the workshop "Modernity of the Medieval Book", on Thurdsay March 29th in the Petit auditorium at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris.









Carolingian Manuscripts Digitized for Europeana Regia in Reims, Amiens and Valenciennes

Throughout the second half of 2011, 131 Carolingian manuscripts were digitized in Reims, Amiens and Valenciennes in cooperation with the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), as part of the Europeana Regia project.

This operation was made possible through the active participation of the three public libraries and the commitment of the three departments at the BnF which were involved: the Departments of Manuscripts, of Preservation and of Cooperation.

This is a novel experience in two respects:

Swiss Manuscripts in Europeana Regia

The Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland, e-codices, is now working with Europeana Regia to include manuscripts currently held in Swiss libraries in the project’s three royal collections. Records for 31 manuscripts from three libraries have recently been added to the site and can be accessed via the links below:

New Manuscripts Available for Online Consultation (HAB)

The Herzog August Bibliothek (Wolfenbüttel) has added two more Carolingian manuscripts to its digital library:

First Carolingian Manuscript Now Online (BnF)

The Sacrementary of Drogon (Paris BNF MSS Latin 9428, 9th century, between 845 and 855) can now be consulted online in Gallica: