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Why Witch Marks aren't just for Halloween...

So all the signals are telling me that Halloween must be fast approaching. How can I tell, you might well ask? Is it the sudden proliferation of bright orange and totally inedible pumpkins wherever you...

Lindisfarne Gospels: Back on Display in the Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery

We are delighted to announce that the Lindisfarne Gospels is now back on display in the Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery. Decorated letters and words at the beginning of Jerome’s preface to the Gospels...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 29 Oct 2016

Where is all the smut? The tricky questions about medieval graffiti...

So I'm standing before the audience, lecture over, trying to answer the questions posed by the audience. Some are brilliant questions - things that hadn't even occurred to me. Others are more expected....

Wonders of Thread: The V&A’s Opus Anglicanum Exhibition

Until 5 February 2017, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London is providing a unique opportunity to view some of the most incredible survivals of pre-modern art in Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 25 Oct 2016

Fire, Fire! The Tragic Burning of the Cotton Library

2016 has been a year of anniversaries, some of them more notable than others. Already this year we have commemorated 350 years since the Great Fire of London (1666), the 950th anniversary of the Battle...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 23 Oct 2016

Stunning Daughter: Child Migrants, Celebrity Teens, & Some Medieval Connections

Recently, a very small number of the desperate group of people interned in a refugee camp in Calais have crossed a narrow sea to reach this island. It’s been well-reported that conditions at the...
From: Meny Snoweballes on 21 Oct 2016

Note to Self: Readers Writing in Greek Manuscripts

The stories we can tell about manuscripts are not only limited to the texts and images found within them. For as long as books have existed, readers and owners have written notes in them. Sometimes these...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 20 Oct 2016

Remembering Assandun with Emma

It has been a busy week of anniversaries of early medievalists with an interest in north-western Europe. Last week was the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. This week starts off with the anniversary...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 18 Oct 2016

And Always After That It Grew Much Worse

14 October 2016 marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. It is sometimes said that ‘winners write the history books’. However, some recently digitised accounts of the Battle of Hastings...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 13 Oct 2016

England and France, 700-1200: Manuscripts from the Bibliothèque nationale de France and the British Library

We are delighted to announce a new project to open up further the unparalleled collections of illuminated manuscripts held by the British Library and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. In a ground-breaking...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 12 Oct 2016

Changing the Script

The scripts found in Greek manuscripts can be seriously daunting for a newcomer. Not only do they have the usual barriers found in manuscripts of all languages — their divergence from printed fonts,...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 11 Oct 2016

New Content on Our Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

The British Library's Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts is a fantastic resource for anyone wishing to discover the richness and diversity of medieval manuscript illumination. We're delighted to report...

Die Another Day? The Vita Haroldi at Waltham Abbey

14 October 2016 marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings and the beginning of the Norman Conquest of England. One of the most iconic but also most debated parts of that battle was the death...

Making quills for writing with

For years I have had trouble finding quills for writing with. I’ve asked people about finding them, but some are stupid and think you can magically find good feathers for quills anywhere in the countryside....
From: distillatio on 3 Oct 2016

Jerusalem Through Women’s Eyes

  Judaean desert (credit: Diane Watt, 2016). This summer, I revisited Jerusalem, a city familiar to me long before I first set foot in it. Jerusalem is regarded as a holy place by Jews, Christians...

From the Sources XIV: the Raffelstetten Inquest on Toll

Jumping out of the chronology of my backlog for a moment, as I settle into my largest ever teaching load this term I am very glad to be re-running at least one course, my Rule and Reform under Charlemagne...

A Calendar Page for October 2016

For more information about the Bedford Hours, please see our post for January 2016; for more on medieval calendars in general, our original calendar post is an excellent guide. Calendar page for October...

WoM: 'galahoth', 'cumant' or ten thousand Mongolian hats

While the AND is primarily designed to give definitions for words found in medieval British literary and administrative texts, what it can also do is offer us insights into the linguistic reality of a...
From: Anglo-Norman words on 27 Sep 2016

Every People Under Heaven

A major new exhibition on the art of medieval Jerusalem opens this week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Entitled Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven, the exhibition brings together...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 26 Sep 2016

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