• 赤道南北兩總星圖 : Star Map of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere (1634)

    The original version of this map by Adam Schall v. Bell and Xu Guangqi was done on silk but is lost today. Handed down are a few printed copies, of which some are coloured (e.g. Beijing). The copy housed at SBB consists of only the 4 paper sheets depicting the southern hemisphere and a snippet of sheet 1. (shelfmark: Libri sin. 21)

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  • Treatment of epilepsy

    Cambodian manuscript on skán, a disease in newborns and its treatment with traditional medicine. Cambodians used to believe that the mother from a previous life (mday daoem) wants to take her child back and causes this disease. Link zum Digitalisat

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  • Tibetische Zeitung der Herrnhuter Brüdergemeinde

    Tibetan newspaper of the Moravian Church

    Published by the Moravian Church in Kyelang under the editorship of Walter Asboe (1895-1965), the newspaper appeared under the title Kye-lang xag-bvar (ཀྱེ་ལང་ཨག་བཱར) between 1927 and 1935. The content covered religious as well as secular topics. Shelfmark: Libri tibetici 13 (here vol.74)

     

     

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