Digital technologies are opening up new fields of study and generating research questions that breach traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Winsor and Newton catalogue with painted samples

Gems of colour: pigments of the ‘Colourmen’

08 February 2008

Dragon’s Blood, Purple of Cassius and Scarlet Lake – all pigments concocted by the 19th-century 'Colourmen' of Winsor & Newton artists’...

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A version of Shahnama: a battle between Iran and Turan

Bringing together the Book of Kings

08 February 2008

The Shahnama Project is building a powerful online resource that will stimulate research and interest in Persian cultural history.

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Defining words

01 September 2007

Two very different projects in the University have at their heart the ancient craft of lexicography: the art of compiling and editing dictionaries...

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Duke of Buckingham’s Letter to the University of Cambridge, 1626

Opening the treasure chest

01 October 2006

Cambridge is leading the way in Resource Enhancement projects in the UK, opening up its unique and valuable collections to scholars worldwide, as...

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