News Archives – September 2011

Sep
26
2011
Dr. Sarah-Jane Murray, associate professor in the Great Texts Program in the Honors College at Baylor University and Resident Scholar at Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion, has received a $210,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to translate the Ovide moralisé from Old French into English.
Sep
15
2011
Fragments of ancient, rare manuscripts of Greek classical poetry, Greek philosophy and Judeo-Christian Scriptures are being retrieved from papier-mâché-like mummy wrappings on loan to Baylor University -- all part of an international project that will give undergraduate humanities students rare hands-on research. Stephen Margheim, a Baylor senior University Scholars major with a focus in classics, is painstakingly piecing together and studying fragments of a 1,600-year-old Iliad transcription by an unknown scribe.
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