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He was also very good at balloon animals

Figures de l’Ancien et du Nouveau Testament, accompagnées d’un texte. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 20 March 2016

Spies in Canaan

Figures de l’Ancien et du Nouveau Testament, accompagnées d’un texte Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 20 March 2016

Lives of Cuthbert Now Online

March 20 was an important day in the medieval English calendar: it was St Cuthbert’s Day. St Cuthbert meets with King Ecgfrith of Northumbria and others,... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 20 March 2016

Little dove

S. Bonaventure, Livre des Meditacions de la vie Nostre Seigneur Jhesu Crist (trad.Jean Galopes). S. Bonaventure, Livre des Meditacions de la vie Nostre... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 19 March 2016

Two-by-two

Les « Histoires Roger », ou Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César, composée par un clerc sous les auspices du châtelain... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 19 March 2016

Dragon

Miroir historial de Vincent de Beauvais, trad. par Jean de Vignay, premier volume (neuf livres). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 19 March 2016

Critters of Creation

Miroir historial de Vincent de Beauvais, trad. par Jean de Vignay, premier volume (neuf livres). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 18 March 2016

The letter book of Archbishop Wulfstan

This week sees the arrival online of the manuscript containing the ‘Wulfstan’s Letter Book’, which has been digitised as part of our Anglo-Saxon... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 18 March 2016

Interesting article on Viking/ Scandinavian casting methods, compared to what I know and have done

http://web.comhem.se/vikingbronze/casting.htm It shows a number of things. One is that you can do casting with a comparatively small and simple hearth,... read more »
From: My medieval foundry on 17 March 2016

Arthurian names: Elaine

By Unknown – From The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Painting known to be in family since at least 1887., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=14728406... read more »

Lorica

An attempt at a Lorica prayer in honor of St. Paddy...and a nod to St Gerty. I bind to myself today the wholeness of being I bind to myself today... read more »
From: The Ruminate on 17 March 2016

Akbar and the Silenced Children: Language as Heritage, or Language as Community?

by KARL STEELChinese Parrot, c 1700, collection of Marie-Antoinette, c 1785As part of the process of assembling, expanding, and (re)writing the material... read more »
From: In the Middle on 17 March 2016

Triple Hierarchy

Miroir historial de Vincent de Beauvais, trad. par Jean de Vignay, premier volume (neuf livres). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 17 March 2016

T-O Orb

Miroir historial de Vincent de Beauvais, trad. par Jean de Vignay, premier volume (neuf livres). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 17 March 2016

The Freoðuwebbe and the Freswael: A Comic Strip Reconstruction of the Finnsburg Fragment and Episode

One of the most intriguing stories referred to in Old English heroic poetry is whatever happend at Finnsburg, between Hnæf , Finn and Hengest. The... read more »
From: Dutch Anglo-Saxonist on 16 March 2016

Justifying Women Writers: A Medieval Poet Speaks Out

Today we are beginning a series of posts about medieval women. Our first post shines a spotlight on a highly educated, shadowy female poet. Contrary to... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 16 March 2016

My Social Media

I've been told this week that all my social media aliases are a bit difficult to keep track of. (Tell me about it.) So here's a little list of all my social... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 16 March 2016

Call For Submissions: Into the Woods (anthology)

From magical places steeped in mysticism to evil foreboding places of unspeakable terror, the forest is a place of secrets, a place of knowledge, a place... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 16 March 2016

Poirot Project: The Dream (review)

This post is part of my 2016 Poirot Project. You can read the full story of why I’m doing this in my Introduction post. The previous post was a review... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 16 March 2016

Poirot Project: The King of Clubs (review)

This post is part of my 2016 Poirot Project. You can read the full story of why I’m doing this in my Introduction post. The previous post was a review... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 16 March 2016

Poirot Project: The Incredible Theft (review)

This post is part of my 2016 Poirot Project. You can read the full story of why I’m doing this in my Introduction post. The previous post was a review... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 15 March 2016

Poirot Project: Problem at Sea (review)

This post is part of my 2016 Poirot Project. You can read the full story of why I’m doing this in my Introduction post. The previous post was a review... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 15 March 2016

Seminar CCXXXVIII: digital eyes on the Lichfield Gospels

Those who keep track (not something I expect) may remember me posting about a field trip I did in my first year at Birmingham in which I took a small group... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 15 March 2016

Mystery Monday: Gibwulach

Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet.... read more »

Arthurian names: Gawain

By Unknown – http://gawain.ucalgary.ca, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=621711 Taking a request from the audience,... read more »

Cultural Heritage

    I expect This section to grow as I plough through my photograph collection. Of course tombs are cultural heritage, as are the remains I discuss... read more »
From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 13 March 2016

Arthurian names: Guinevere

By Henry Justice Ford (1860-1941) – The Leicester Galleries loans to The Speed Art Museum, Луисвилл,... read more »

Medieval Manuscripts and Paleography

  Medieval manuscripts and paleography were what this blog was originally about, but this has got a bit swamped lately with some other themes. My... read more »
From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 12 March 2016

Travelling with Leland

  This is an occasional series I am putting together, trying to look at the England that the 16th century antiquarian, John Leland, saw immediately... read more »
From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 12 March 2016

Medieval Tombs : The Index

  As the medieval tombs series is trundling along to infinity, it seems smart to put in an index page for it. I am doing the same for some of my other... read more »
From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 12 March 2016

From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 12 March 2016

My blog and me

This is the text of the talk I’m giving this afternoon at an Oxford Academic IT #OxEngage panel on ‘Blogging and Digital Scholarship’.... read more »
From: Stylisticienne on 11 March 2016

Arthurian names: Lancelot

Lancelot fighting the lions near the well. Illumination from the 3rd volume of Lancelot Romance, as preserved in the Russian National Library. The character... read more »

Seminar CCXXXVII: East-West links in the ninth-century Mediterranean

I write this while waiting for two captured lectures finally to save my edits and be available for my doubtless-eager students, and this may take a while,... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 10 March 2016

2016 Michael Camille Essay Prize

by Lara Farina, Eileen Joy, Julie Orlemanski and Myra Seaman2016 Michael Camille Essay Prize“Atmospheric Medievalisms/Medieval Atmospheres”atmosphere,... read more »
From: In the Middle on 10 March 2016

Rebellious angels

Miroir historial de Vincent de Beauvais, trad. par Jean de Vignay, premier volume (neuf livres). Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 10 March 2016

The Coronation Gospels on Display in Edinburgh

The exhibition Celts opens at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on 10 March 2016. The British Library has lent the Coronation Gospels (Cotton... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 10 March 2016

In search of orange

It occurred to me that it would be nice to be able to dye cloth orange. So, looking in “Colours from nature” by Jenny Dean, I found a number... read more »
From: distillatio on 9 March 2016

The University of Denver Seafaring Conference: Seminar CFP for Archives of the North Atlantic

by Mary Kate Hurley(image from Iceland, 2014, by yours truly)So far, 2016 has been an interesting year for Anglo-Saxonists, and not always for good reasons.... read more »
From: In the Middle on 9 March 2016

Forest for the trees

« Recueil sommaire des cronicques françoyses », par [GUILLAUME] « CRETIN ». Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 9 March 2016

Burning bridges

« Recueil sommaire des cronicques françoyses », par [GUILLAUME] « CRETIN ». Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 9 March 2016

Catchwords

Roman de Renart Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Français 12584, fol. 136v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 9 March 2016

Medieval Women Readers: Eve of Wilton and the Pearl-Maiden.

  Pearl. Cotton Nero A.X f38r (c1400). Cotton Nero A.x. Project: http://gawain.ucalgary.ca/ File:Pearl-cotton-nero-a-x-f38r-c1400.jpg The Middle-English... read more »

British Library Volunteer Programme, Department of Western Heritage, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of the American Trust for the British Library and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation the British Library is able to offer a... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 8 March 2016

Money of post-Viking Brittany

I only have time to write a very short post, but happily I have something quite short to communicate, arising from an equally short article by my old colleague... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 8 March 2016

Market Square

Thomas de Saluces, Le Chevalier errant. Date d’édition : 1403-1404 Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 8 March 2016

Call for Submissions: Nothing (anthology)

Bleak landscapes, empty hearts, insignificant lives, dystopian futures, extinction, limbo, uncertainty, death. A beautiful void or a horrific state of... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 8 March 2016

Mystery Monday: Fargalosus

Every Monday we will post an entry that hasn’t yet been published with a view towards harnessing the collective onomastic power of the internet.... read more »

Le Lundy

Recueil relatif aux Protestants pendant les XVIe et XVIIe siècles. III. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 March 2016

Griffon and Banderole

Chronique d’ENGUERRAND DE MONSTRELET, continuée par MATHIEU D’ESCOUCHY. III Années 1444-1467. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 March 2016