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WIN 4 Books, including SIGNED books by Ramsey Campbell and Douglas Thompson (International Entry Allowed)

Another Hic Dragones giveaway... this time with 4 fantastic books as a prize. Entry via the Rafflecopter widget below.Impossible Spaces, edited... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 1 October 2014

CFP: Masculinities in the British Landscape

14-17 May 2015A multi-disciplinary, multi-period conference to be held at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of the University of Evansville, outside... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 1 October 2014

CFP: Masculinities in the British Landscape

14-17 May 2015A multi-disciplinary, multi-period conference to be held at Harlaxton College, the British Campus of the University of Evansville, outside... read more »
From: Manchester Medieval Society on 1 October 2014

Manchester Dress and Textile Discussion Group Programme 2014-15

Venue: Seminar Room 2, The Graduate Suite, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of ManchesterTime: 5pm – 6pmThursday 13th November 2014The Worcester... read more »
From: Manchester Medieval Society on 1 October 2014

Events at the Centre for Late Antique and Medieval Studies, King's College London

Some information about upcoming events at KCL. For the full programme for the year, please visit the CLAMS website.  Upcoming events include:Monday... read more »
From: Manchester Medieval Society on 1 October 2014

A Calendar Page for October 2014

For more information about the Huth Hours, please see our post A Calendar Page for January 2014. While the summer growing season may be over, the agricultural... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 1 October 2014

OUT NOW: Sexual Culture in the Literature of Medieval Britain (D.S. Brewer, 2014)

Edited by Amanda Hopkins, Robert Allen Rouse and Cory James Rushton It is often said that the past is a foreign country where they do things differently,... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 30 September 2014

Name in Print XV

Cover of Antonella Ambrosio, Sébastien Barret & Georg Vogeler (edd.), Digital Diplomatics 2011: the computer as a tool for the diplomatist? Second... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 30 September 2014

Vikings, Emojis and Michaelmas: Medieval News Round-up

This week's news from the medievalverse has Anders Winroth talking about his new book The Age of the Vikings, funding for Newport's medieval ship, and... read more »
From: Medieval News on 30 September 2014

Les Lundis du Louvre

Hello... Do you come here often?Every Monday we go to the Louvre. This is our big gift to the children, and, it turns out, to ourselves and our survey... read more »
From: Medieval Meets World on 30 September 2014

YorNight 2014: When Researchers Meet the Public – and Other Researchers

I had a fantastic evening at the YorNight 2014 evening on 26th September, spending most of the evening listening to talks at the wonderful York Medical... read more »
From: The Scribe Unbound on 29 September 2014

Coins of Borrell II?

Reverse of Barcelona diner of Count-Marquis Ramon Borrell of Barcelona, Girona and Osona (992-1018), now in the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya,... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 29 September 2014

Dragon S

Homiliarium Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 790, fol. 43v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 29 September 2014

Tobias

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis altera. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8 (2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 29 September 2014

Adam

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis altera. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8 (2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 29 September 2014

Tall Hic

Vitae et passiones S. Katherine (1 ), S. Thome Cant. (7v), S. Servatii (11v), S. Eustachii (58v) Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 29 September 2014

King and Mayor, 699 (Fun with Merovingian Dates 2)

It is important to go and look at medieval manuscripts. Charles West reminded us about this yesterday in a blog post about his new project, ‘Turbulent... read more »
From: merovingianworld on 28 September 2014

Seminar CXXXIX: buddy bishops in Bernicia

Returning to the decreasing (yes! actually decreasing!) seminar report backlog takes us up to the 13th November 2013, when I was at the Earlier Middle... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 28 September 2014

Writing in Good Company

Le LunchThere's been a lot of writing lately, all in the name of a proposal, which is a particular kind of writing filled with hope and itchy dread and... read more »
From: Medieval Meets World on 28 September 2014

Apps for Historians

I don’t regard myself as a particularly computer-geeky person, but in history circles I often turn out to be the one person who knows how to work... read more »
From: In Thirteenth Century England on 28 September 2014

Name in Lights X

Cover of Josep María Salrach’s Justícia i poder en Catalunya abans de l’any mil (Vic 2013) The 2014 outputs have begun to appear... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 27 September 2014

The kiss of your mouth

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis altera. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8 (2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 27 September 2014

Fire from Heaven

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis altera. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8 (2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 27 September 2014

Twenty Two

Biblia Sancti Martialis Lemovicensis altera. II Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 8 (2), fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 27 September 2014

We Continue…! Or welcome to year two.

So what have I been doing since I last wrote a blog post? Well, researching and writing of course! Actually, I thought as I’m about to start Year... read more »

Marginal gains, or a Red Letter Day

This blog is primarily about the Turbulent Priests project, but between now and December 2014, I’m based in Tübingen, courtesy of the Humboldt Foundation,... read more »
From: Turbulent Priests on 27 September 2014

The life and death of Pompey the Great

Even by the standards of Rome in the first century BC, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus had an eventful life. The son of Strabo, a man so loathed by the Romans that... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 27 September 2014

Sticky Poetry

Today is National Poetry Day in the United Kingdom, and the theme for this year is ‘Remember’ (particularly appropriate for the centenary of the start... read more »
From: Stylisticienne on 26 September 2014

Teaching the Prioress, again: Shock, Awe, and Innocence

by KARL STEELObviously, read Jonathan Hsy first, below, before you read me. His stuff on Vikings is great. And do your darndest to get your paws on Inhuman... read more »
From: In the Middle on 26 September 2014

Tabula Rasa: The struggle to begin new research

I had my teeth cleaned today by a pleasant hygienist, who I paid £32.50 for the mildly unpleasant experience of having my teeth scraped and polished.... read more »
From: Meny Snoweballes on 26 September 2014

Canon Table Capitals

Évangiles. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 11963, fol. 10v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 26 September 2014

Canon Table Footer

Évangiles. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 11963, fol. 10v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 26 September 2014

Redactions of many stages

I finished reading Professor Benoit-Michel Tock‘s book on subscriptions to charters about which I’ve been raving here lately over the month... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 26 September 2014

Seminar CXXXVIII: between Offa and Irene, Cœnwulf and Charlemagne

As mentioned a couple of posts ago, on 2nd November last year I was in a little Northamptonshire town called Brixworth, crowded into its rather splendid... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 25 September 2014

Native, Norse, Other: Embodied Difference and Forms of First Contact

by JONATHAN HSY[Hey everyone, Inhuman Nature (punctum books, 2014) is now in print! Read JEFFREY's posting and download the book. Even... read more »
From: In the Middle on 25 September 2014

A Story about Stamford Bridge

On 25 September 1066 a battle was fought which is sometimes said to mark the end of the Viking Age. I generally prefer not to fix firm end dates on historical... read more »
From: A Clerk of Oxford on 25 September 2014

Now in Print: Inhuman Nature

(for the 2014-15 calendar click here)We are happy to announce that through an ongoing partnership between Oliphaunt Books and punctum books,... read more »
From: GW MEMSI on 24 September 2014

Inhuman Nature

by J J CohenI'm happy to announce that through an ongoing partnership between Oliphaunt Books and punctum books, the new title Inhuman Nature has... read more »
From: In the Middle on 24 September 2014

Surgeons, Stones and Sedentary Lives: Bladder Stones in Pre-Modern England

Le Dran, Surgical instruments for lithotomy, 1730Wellcome Library, London. King Charles II, some time after 1662, was paying a visit to the races at Newmarket... read more »
From: The Scribe Unbound on 24 September 2014

How to talk about…repetition

Middle English poetry relies on repetition to create its rhythms and artfulness.  Metre and rhyme-schemes are in themselves patterns of repetition, patterns... read more »
From: Stylisticienne on 24 September 2014

I built a resources page

But you already have one of those, you may say, and indeed a whole ragbag of links on the sidebar here that you should really organise so that people may... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 24 September 2014

On the Un/Representability of Immigration

Athena greets you!Good writing days, long outings, and being "en bibliothèque" have meant less time to record impressions of the past few events, but... read more »
From: Medieval Meets World on 24 September 2014

Moses and the angel

Biblia sacra. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 11, fol. 24v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 24 September 2014

An Equinox Miracle

An unusual miracle recorded in Eadmer of Canterbury's Life of St Dunstan, written in the early years of the twelfth century: [Dunstan], while setting... read more »
From: A Clerk of Oxford on 23 September 2014

Guess the Manuscript XV

Roll up, roll up! It's time to try your luck at another Guess the Manuscript, back by popular demand. As always, the rules are straightforward: the image... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 23 September 2014

Brixworth Church at day’s end

Perspective was a pain here. The churchyard seems big enough till you find yourself at its edge still crowding out the viewfinder. Note the staircase on... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 23 September 2014

Secret Passageways and Trebuchet Trick Shots: Medieval News Roundup

This week's news for medievalists features the mystery of how books were being stolen from a medieval monastery's library, and the plans to build an Anglo-Saxon... read more »
From: Medieval News on 22 September 2014

Who witnessed early medieval charters?

This apparently simple question has been bugging me a long time, and it was in the hope of answering it that I originally bought the book of Benoit-Michel... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 22 September 2014

Repurposed as binding material

Recueil factice composé de 73 fragments de manuscrits, pour la plupart, des défets de reliures. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 22 September 2014

Explicit Ring

Biblia [Bible dite de Théodulfe]. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Latin 9380, fol. 286v. An even... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 22 September 2014