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Epistole Devotissime de Sancto Catharina da Siena

Today marks the birth in 1347 of St. Catherine of Siena, one of Italy’s two patron saints. Catherine is remembered both for her influence in Italian religion and politics as well as for her mystical writings. Nearly 400 of Catherine’s letters have survived.  Two partial editions of her works were printed in the 1490s, but …

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Aldines on exhibit

This month Special Collections is featuring a small exhibit, “Bindings from the Aldine Collection.” On display are several types of bindings representative of those in BYU’s Aldine Collection, including an interesting binding using a scraped leaf from a parchment manuscript. The exhibit was curated by Kylie Ladd, a student employee in Special Collections.

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