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Site & project updates combined with relevant news about Dutch & Flemish studies - with the occasional living history highlight thrown in for good measure.

Two-Volume Dutch-English Dictionary by John Holtrop, 1789 & 1801

Sharing a recent acquisition for my Dutch & Flemish studies library: a 220 year old, turn-of-the 19th century Dutch-English dictionary in two volumes! It is unknown if the author, John Holtrop ( d. 1792), was born in England or if his …
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Upcoming “Art of Renaissance Warfare” Talk by The Newberry

The Center for Renaissance Studies at the Newberry Library is hosting a virtual talk on “The Art of Renaissance Warfare” on September 17th. https://www.newberry.org/09172020-art-renaissance-warfare “This public conversation explores how the development of gunpowder, stirrups, and new techniques for polishing armor changed the …
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Site Migration Begins!

Consolidating the Facebook page, the stopgap Resources microsite, and the top-level RenaissanceNetherlands.com domain
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