The topics and themes available to explore are constantly changing, as course participants choose the texts to digitise based on their own research interests.

So far, it has been possible to divide the texts into the following topics:

Selection from Hortulus


Pamphlets published by Martin Luther, his associates and opponents, during the Reformation (1517-1648).

Selection from Hortulus


Burlesques satires of Cardinal Mazarin, published at the time of the Fronde (1648-1653).

Scriptor at a writing desk

Ex Scriptore

Oxford Medieval & Early Modern Transcriptions Project.


Excerpts from the Taylor collection, highlighting treasures and curiosities.