Unknown Middle Dutch fragment returns to Flanders

American collector donates centuries-old strip of parchment to University of Antwerp.


American collector donates centuries-old strip of parchment to University of Antwerp


An American collector has donated a fragment of a fourteenth-century manuscript in medieval Dutch to the University of Antwerp. The strip of parchment contains verses from an unknown story about Alexander the Great. “My jaw dropped to the floor when I saw the photographs”, says Professor Remco Sleiderink.

Link: www.uantwerpen.be/en­/research-groups/isln/news/middle-dutch-fragment/