Morison’s Historia: a 17th century botanical treasure
Discover more about botany in late-seventeenth-century Oxford in this talk on the Historia Plantarum Universalis Oxoniensis, a project conceived by Regius Professor of Botany, Robert Morison, in 1669 to classify all the plants then known.
Every map tells a story. Talking Maps is a celebration of maps and what they tell us about the places they depict and the people that make and use them.
Drawing on the Bodleian's unparalleled collection of more than 1.5 million maps, this exhibition brings together an extraordinary selection of ancient, pre-modern and contemporary maps from a range of cultures and in a variety of formats as well as showcasing fascinating imaginary, fictional and war maps.