Digital Humanities Initiative Speaker Series: Beyond the Tagore Variorum: The prospect for large textual databases
The Taktika, ascribed to the hand of the Byzantine emperor Leo VI “the Wise” (886–912), is perhaps one of the best-known middle Byzantine texts of an official or semi-official genre. Presented in the form of a book of guidance for provincial generals, it served as both a statement of imperial authority and power, as well as a reminder of earlier “good practice” and the centrality of the values of a Christian society in the struggle against its enemies.
"The Papers of Thomas Jefferson – Volume 40: March to July 1803" by Staff of the Papers of Thomas Jefferson
This volume opens on 4 March 1803, the first day of Jefferson's third year as president. Still shaken by the closing of the right of deposit at New Orleans, he confronts the potential political consequences of a cession of Louisiana to France that might result in a denial of American access to the Mississippi.