Memoria delos libros que son: Spanish Manuscripts at the Arnamagnæan Collection

The Book of Books Project , the Arnamagnæan Institute and the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies invite to the workshop Memoria delos libros que son”: Spanish Manuscripts at the Arnamagnæan Collection.


Attendance is free but registration is required. To register please send an email to or by 12 of June.


Wednesday 14 June 

8.30-9.00 Registration. Tea and coffe. 
9.15-9.30 Introduction. René Hernández-U. Copenhagen
9.30-10.00 Guy Lazure-U. Windsor
Seville, the Spanish Republic of Letters and the origins of the Arnamagnæan collection of Spanish manuscripts
10.00-10.30 Matilde Malaspina-U. Copenhagen
“A buscar por todo el mundo los libros de valor”: an initial approach to the content, the form and the meanings of AM 376 fol.
11.00-11.30 Joana I. Duyster Borreda-U. Copenhagen
The importance of Spanish libraries for Danish collectors: the Escorial, the library of the Count Duke of Olivares and private collections
11.30-12.00 N. Kivilcim Yavuz-U. Leeds
Manuscripts in the Arnamagnæan Collection from the library of Gaspar de Guzmán , Count Duke of Olivares
13.30-14.30 Natasha Fazlic, Suzanne Reitz and Signe Smedemark Arnamagnæan Institute-U. Copenhagen
Workshop for speakers : challenges and perspectives in the conservation of the Spanish manuscripts at the Arnamagnæan collection
15.00-15.30 Francisco Bautista Pérez-U . Salamanca
Spanish humanists and historians in the library collection of Cornelius Lerche
15.30-16.00 Rosa María Rodríguez Porto-U . Santiago de Compostela
Fuero Juzgo and the Spanish manuscripts of the Arnamagnæan collection

Thursday 15 June 

9.30-10.00 Tea and Coffee
10.00-10.30 Laura C. Viñas Caron-U . Copenhagen
Biocodicological investigation of a medieval palimpsest: AM 795 4to from the Arnamagnæan collection
10.30-11.00 René Hernández-U. Copenhagen
Miscellaneity and history in the making: preliminary observations on AM 831 4to
11.30-12.00 Matthew Driscoll
Arnamagnæan Institute U. Copenhagen Conclusions and future prospects