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Who’s there?

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

Breach at the Mill

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

Tribulation

1° « Le Pellerinaige de la vie humaine » [par GUILLAUME DE DEGUILLEVILLE] ; 2° Petit Poëme sur la mort Source: gallica.bnf.fr... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 7 March 2016

'And thanne mette I with a man, a myd-Lenten Sonday'

BL Arundel 318, f. 123v Something to read on Mid-Lent Sunday, from Piers Plowman. And I awaked therwith, and wiped myne eighen, And after Piers the... read more »
From: A Clerk of Oxford on 6 March 2016

Attacking the pilgrim

Contient : 1° « Le Pellerinaige de la vie humaine » [par GUILLAUME DE DEGUILLEVILLE] ; 2° Petit Poëme sur la mort Source: gallica.bnf.fr... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 6 March 2016

Nature

« Les Triomphes des vertuz, traicté tiers » et « traicté quart ». Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 6 March 2016

Reception at the gate

L’ Atre périlleux et Yvain, le chevalier au lion. Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits,... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 6 March 2016

Anarky.

by J J CohenIf you have been reading this blog over the past few years you know I have long been obsessed by Noah's ark as a figure for thinking through... read more »
From: In the Middle on 5 March 2016

Arthurian names: Arthur

By Unknown – International Studio Volume 76, via http:/www.bestoflegends.org/kingarthur/, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4366920... read more »

What's With Medieval Tombs? Part 17: Identification and Dating

  One of the things that people always seem to want to know about medieval tomb effigies is who they represent. I guess that's natural curiosity,... read more »
From: Dianne's Medieval Writing on 5 March 2016

New Digitisation Project and Positions in the Ancient, Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Section

Starting this summer the British Library will collaborate with another major research library on an exciting new project to enhance access to and promote... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 5 March 2016

Seminar CCXXXVI: a few steps closer to Flodoard

Trying to get back on the horse while I’m still in sight of it, here is a report on a seminar I was at on 25th March 2015, which was when Dr Ed Roberts,... read more »
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 4 March 2016

Best seats in the house

« Recueil sommaire des cronicques françoyses », par [GUILLAUME] « CRETIN ». Français 2820 Source: gallica.bnf.fr... read more »
From: Manuscript Art on 4 March 2016

Cnut Manuscripts Now in the Treasures Gallery

The Vikings are back! To commemorate the 1,000th anniversary of the conquest of England by King Cnut in 1016, one exhibition case in the Sir John Ritblat... read more »
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 4 March 2016

Monthly topic: Arthurian names

One of the highlights of the onomastic year — whether you’re a medievalist or not — is when the US Social Security’s baby name... read more »

2016 James Paxson Memorial Travel Grant: Applications Welcome!

by BABEL WORKING GROUPBoethius hanging out with Philosophy and the Seven Liberal Arts [via Getty]The time is upon us! We are now welcoming applications... read more »
From: In the Middle on 3 March 2016

Cyber Scriptorium Video Series

a guest post by Maria Johnson and Madeline Barnes (Graduate Assistants, Medieval Institute Publications)           ... read more »
From: In the Middle on 1 March 2016