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Synaxis and Workshops | A Hidden World Revealed: The Palimpsests of Saint Catherine’s Monastery on Mount Sinai

219 Aaron Burr Hall

Founded by the Roman emperor Justinian in the sixth century, the Monastery of Saint Catherine in the Sinai is one of the most famous monasteries in the world and a place whose celebrated manuscript collection is of profound importance for a number of academic fields. A series of workshops at Princeton will highlight the recent, […]

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17th Annual Innovation Forum

Frick Chemistry Lab Atrium

Join this annual Keller Center event to hear amazing innovations and network with the University community as participants present their research in a pitch to the audience and a panel of judges. REGISTER HERE. The event consists of two distinct tracks: Science and engineering innovations Social sciences and humanities innovations A demo session cocktail hour […]

Compiling Magic: the Scribe at Work

East Pyne 010 and Zoom Princeton

For the past seven years I have been reediting, translating, and studying the magical handbooks from Roman Egypt preserved on papyrus. A magical formulary is a collection of instructions for the performance of different spells and rituals, generally designed for private use. These “recipe” books systematize traditions of knowledge developed to deal with a wide […]

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