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Comparative Literature

African Languages

For databases relating to African languages and literature, please see this subject guide:

Saints on one page, Ethiopian calligraphy on the opposite

Pauline Epistles: Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy. Ethiopian, 15th century. Luna Collection.

Ancient Languages

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Fragments of papyrus with Greek text

Iliad manuscript fragment. Egyptian, 3rd-4th centuries.Luna Collection.

Asian Languages

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Sutra of Buddha's Names. From Dunhuang.. Early 10th century. British Museum. Luna Collection.

English Language

The Edgar Allen Poe's shrine (oldest house in Richmond). Postcard, 1927. Harris Collection.

European Languages

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Alexander Longinov. Tale of the Cock and the Fox. 1852. Luna Collection.

Middle Eastern Languages

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Solomon ben Raphael. Bible. 1299. Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Luna Collection.