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Coptic Papyrus

The Gospel of Jesus’s Wife

A renowned professor from Harvard Divinity School has again stirred controversy among biblical scholars.  Back in September 2012 Professor Karen L. King announced the existence of a text that has since become known as the ‘Gospel of Jesus’s Wife’.  The fragment of ancient papyrus, written in Egyptian Coptic, is barely 4x8cms and includes the words “‘Jesus said to them, ‘my wife…’”. Read more

Ancient Library

An insight into Ancient Libraries

Becky Roberts 11 April 2014

Many iconic ruins across the world are all that remains of the libraries of the past. Who built these libraries? Who created the first ‘public library’? And were the libraries of the past built to…

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New institutional ebook pricing 2014

Tristan Collier 4 April 2014

From May 1st 2014, we will be radically changing the pricing model for Cambridge ebooks available to institutions.
The changes create a simpler pricing structure, making it easier for institutional customers to buy Cambridge ebooks.…


News from the neolithic site of Çatalhöyük

Stephen Mitchell 1 April 2014

Stephen Mitchell is Honorary Secretary of the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA). He brings us the latest from the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük.
Çatalhöyük is the flagship of the excavation programme in Turkey supported by…