Welcome to the site Ancient Books, a cluster of pages based around the SSHRC-funded project Romans, Christians, and their Books, 300-486 CE. On these pages you will find details of the project, as well archived material for the graduate seminar “The Ancient Book” (CNRS503), taught at the University of British Columbia between January and April 2018.

(Header image is a detail of the Golden Canon Tables, British Library Additional 5111, f 11r, likely created in Constantinople in the 6th or 7th century CE. The image is in the public domain. Please visit the British Library’s detailed page about the manuscript for more information.)