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01. Introductory Remarks by Clive Wilmer

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Clive Wilmer, poet and Fellow in English, introduces the events of the day and outlines the importance of the King James Bible in the history of the College and of the English...

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


03. John Morrill on "Why the King James Bible was Necessary"

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John Morrill, Professor of British and Irish History at the University of Cambridge, describes the political and theological background to and impact of the King James Bible.

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


05. David McKitterick on "Printing the Bible in 1611"

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David McKitterick, Wren Librarian and Professor of Bibliography, discusses the material, economic, and technological history of Bible printing before and during the production of...

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


07. Kerry McCarthy on "William Byrd and the King James Bible"

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Kerry McCarthy, Associate Professor of Music at Duke University, analyses the music of William Byrd as a way to understand the contexts of the King James Bible.

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


09. Geoffrey Hill on how "The Violent Bear it Away"

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Geoffrey Hill, Professor of Poetry at Oxford and Honourary Fellow of Emmanuel, speaks on the history of Bible translation.

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


11. Closing Remarks from Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

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Prof. Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, Master of Sidney Sussex College, closes proceedings with a summary and votes of thanks.

Collection: The King James Bible - 400 years. A celebration at Sidney Sussex College.

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 3 Mar 2011


Clive Wilmer on Dante's 'Divine Comedy'

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Clive Wilmer, a Fellow in English as well as a poet, introduces and reflects upon Dante's 'Divina Commedia', focusing particularly on the first part, 'Inferno'.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (1) Lent 2012

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Tue 20 Mar 2012


Douglas Hedley on Plato's 'Timaeus'

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Dr Douglas Hedley (Clare College, Cambridge, and the Faculty of Divinity) introduces Plato's 'Timaeus'.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (7) Michaelmas/Lent 2015-16

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Wed 17 Feb 2016


Dr David Beckingham on Dickens' 'Bleak House'

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Charles Dickens' great novel 'Bleak House' is introduced by David Beckingham (Sidney Sussex College and the Faculty of Geography), who reflects on the evolving city which serves...

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (5) Lent 2014

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Thu 13 Feb 2014


Dr Edward Wilson-Lee on The Bible

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Dr Edward Wilson-Lee, a Fellow in English, provides a guided tour to the contents of the Bible and reflects on some of the narrative and rhetorical forms we have inherited from...

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (1) Lent 2012

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Tue 20 Mar 2012


Dr Emma Gilby on Descartes' 'I think therefore I am'

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Dr Emma Gilby (Sidney Sussex and MML) describes the genesis and impact of Descartes' famous rationalist dictum.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (4) Michaelmas 2013

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Sat 21 Dec 2013


Dr Jillaine Seymour on Human Rights

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Dr Jillaine Seymour (Sidney Sussex College) provides an introduction to Human Rights.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (3) Lent 2013

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Tue 26 Feb 2013


Dr Joe Moshenska on Lucretius' 'De Rerum Natura'

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Dr Joe Moshenska (Trinity College) introduces Lucretius' great poem 'De Rerum Natura', the poem which gave the classical idea of the atom to the modern world.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (3) Lent 2013

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Tue 26 Feb 2013


Dr Martin Ruehl on Nietzsche's 'Beyond Good and Evil'

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Dr Martin Ruehl (Trinity Hall and the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages) introduces the thought of Nietzsche and his seminal work 'Beyond Good and Evil'.

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (3) Lent 2013

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Fri 1 Mar 2013


Dr Patricia Fara on Newton

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Dr Patricia Fara, Fellow in History and Philosophy of Science at Clare College, introduces the life and thought of Sir Isaac Newton, placing his great 'Principia Mathematica' in...

Collection: Sidney Greats Lectures (1) Lent 2012

Institution: Sidney Sussex College

Created: Tue 20 Mar 2012


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