Book Burning and Censorship - MORE COOL LINKS

Lest anyone in the modern world believe that books are no-longer banned, this image depicts a stack of books banned in the 21st century.


On the Diamond Sutra:

The British Library's site on the Cave of Manuscripts in Dunhuang, China where the Diamond Sutra, one of its treasures, was found. Site includes a map depicting the location of Dunhuang.

An overview discussion of the "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas" and what they contained. This site takes a long time to load, but be patient - it is very interesting.

Pictures of the treasures found in Cave 285.

Pictures of the treasures found in Cave 156.

On Martin Luther:

Martin Luther's signature

Luther's wife, Katharina von Bora (a former nun)

A very interesting drawing of Luther

Commemoration from Luther's funeral service

Luther's grave at the Castle Church in Wittenberg

On Beautiful Books and Manuscripts:

A Book of Hours calendar page for the month of January. From France (1525-50).

"Adoration of the Magi" from a manuscript of Marco Polo, Li livres du Graunt Caam. From England (early 15th century).

"Manuscript of a pseudo-Roger Bacon" by an Italian artist working outside Italy. From the mid- 15th century.

Page of text from a "Book of Hours." From Flanders (1360).

Illustration from the beginning of Marguerite de Navarre's La Coche ou le Debat de l'Amour. From France (1540).

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Original Release: Aug 01, 2000

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