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Io

Recueil de dessins ou cartons, avec devises, destinés à servir de modèles pour tapisseries ou pour peintures sur verre. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 November 2013

Fortune’s Donkey Wheel

Recueil de dessins ou cartons, avec devises, destinés à servir de modèles pour tapisseries ou pour peintures sur verre. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 November 2013

Lady Reason

Recueil de dessins ou cartons, avec devises, destinés à servir de modèles pour tapisseries ou pour peintures sur verre. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 November 2013

Calming the sea

Paulinus Venetus, O. F. M. , Chronologia magna Source: gallica.bnf.fr Collège de Foix à Toulouse, Latin 4939, fol. 46v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 November 2013

Mappa mundi: Italy and the Alps

Paulinus Venetus, O. F. M. , Chronologia magna Source: gallica.bnf.fr Collège de Foix à Toulouse, Latin 4939, fol. 9r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 November 2013

New in the Glossary

Recently I added these terms to the Medieval History Glossary: Armigerous Eleutheroi Quintain Sulong Wapentake Follow me on Twitter Visit me on... read more »
From: Medieval History on 7 November 2013

Crowd Review Redux: Comic Medievalisms

Myra Seaman, Holly Crocker and I are thrilled to announce that postmedieval is launching today our second online, open Crowd Review, of Louise D’Arcens’... read more »
From: In the Middle on 6 November 2013

Awaiting the craftsman’s hand

Aegidii Romani de Regimine principum libri III Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, RES-E’||CHR(42)||’-101, fol. 76v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 6 November 2013

How Does Beowulf Begin?

We always like to hear about research that touches on the British Library's collections; and here is a good example. Anglo-Saxon scholars will invariably... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 6 November 2013

Three faces for Prudence

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 7r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Pentecostal Dove

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 199v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Place of the Skull

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 292r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Ascension

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 192v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Rose in P

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 50v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Cosmic struggle

Missale ad usum ecclesiae Aquensis. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 2661, fol. 7r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Pentecost

Lectionarium officii ad usum Sancti Petri Cluniacensis, dit Lectionnaire de Cluny. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Crucifixion

Lectionarium officii ad usum Sancti Petri Cluniacensis, dit Lectionnaire de Cluny. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

A in Red and Blue

Obituaire, offices, règlements et petit cartulaire (1271-1290) de la Grande Confrérie Notre-Dame aux prêtres et bourgeois de Paris. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Kyri eleyson

Obituaire, offices, règlements et petit cartulaire (1271-1290) de la Grande Confrérie Notre-Dame aux prêtres et bourgeois de Paris. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

III

Biblia sacra. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 40, fol. 117r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Blue birds of paradise

Biblia sacra. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, Latin 40, fol. 77v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

News Roundup

This week there's news of Vikings and Volcanoes, and treasure of art, music, and the sunken variety. Rock Doc: Indonesian volcano may have caused 13th-century... read more »
From: Medieval History on 5 November 2013

Where Are the Scriptoria?

By Erik Kwakkel (@erik_kwakkel) This blog connects to two earlier entries in medievalfragments: Irene O’Daly’s recent blog on how scribes... read more »
From: medievalfragments on 5 November 2013

Stoneyard

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Jericho

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Korah’s fate

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Ladies in waiting

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Mermaids and wildmen

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 5 November 2013

Tools of Creation

Flavius Josèphe,Les Antiquités judaïques Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des Manuscrits, Français 247, fol.... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 4 November 2013

CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS: BABEL Biennale 2014 @UC-Santa Barbara

by EILEEN JOYI'm thrilled to report that BABEL has finally wrestled into shape the overall structure, approved sessions, and featured speakers (representing... read more »
From: In the Middle on 4 November 2013

Bush Birdsong

When you’re not writing a dissertation 25 hours a day, 8 days a week, you have time to stop and listen to things like this… Filed under: Uncategorized... read more »
From: In Thirteenth Century England on 4 November 2013

MOOCs and Globalization

My recent request for a crowd-sourced response to a reporter’s questions about MOOCs was so overwhelmingly successful that I’ve decided to... read more »
From: Burnable Books on 4 November 2013

Blackburn's 'Worthy Citizen': A Colloquium on the R. E. Hart Collection

Personification of Death at the beginning of the Office of the Dead, from an Italian Book of Hours, c. 1470-1480, Hart 20966, f. 106v It is our very great... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 4 November 2013

My Story: Why I’m blogging about my Research

For those of you new to the blog I thought I’d recap the who / what / where / when / why and how I write something every Sunday and post it on the... read more »

St. Margaret’s Dragon

Horae ad usum Pictaviensem Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 3191, fol. 153v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 2 November 2013

Stories of Stone, briefly

from a recent Seattle tripby J J CohenI am so deep within my project these days that I have difficulty seeing its entirety. I work on the book in one hour... read more »
From: In the Middle on 2 November 2013

Litany

Diurnale franciscanum. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 3195, fol. 267v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Scene from Yvain?

Psautier, avec cantiques et litanies Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèques d’Amiens métropole, Ms. 18, fol. 67r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Dogs and Duck

Psautier, avec cantiques et litanies Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèques d’Amiens métropole, Ms. 18, fol. 108r. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Fish licks

Psautier, avec cantiques et litanies Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèques d’Amiens métropole, Ms. 18, fol. 137v. read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Interlinear capital

Oribasius [latinus], Synopsis et Euporista (1va-138va). Alexander Trallianus [latinus], Practica (138vb-242vb). De ponderis et mensuris medicinalibus... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Fish and knots

Oribasius [latinus], Synopsis et Euporista (1va-138va). Alexander Trallianus [latinus], Practica (138vb-242vb). De ponderis et mensuris medicinalibus... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

My Favourite Fictional World... a guest post by Margrét Helgadóttir

As part of the Impossible Spaces blog tour currently being organized by Hic Dragones, I'm inviting some of the writers onto the blog to talk about imagined... read more »
From: She-Wolf on 1 November 2013

Cramped Peacocks in M

Oribasius [latinus], Synopsis et Euporista (1va-138va). Alexander Trallianus [latinus], Practica (138vb-242vb). De ponderis et mensuris medicinalibus... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 1 November 2013

Contact Ecologies

Please join us for our next big MEMSI event, a day-long symposium with a keynote by Timothy Morton and presentations by Bruce Holsinger, Anne Harris, Kellie... read more »
From: GW MEMSI on 1 November 2013

Friday Fun

In honor of All Saints Day, this week I've got questions about, um, saints. Who was the first bishop of the Scots? And who is known for evangelizing Scotland,... read more »
From: Medieval History on 1 November 2013