- Kate Laity points us to this article about Benjamin Bagby's Beowulf performances.
- Speaking of performances, Jennifer Lynn Jordan offers us an account of her sock puppet performance of some medieval narratives (I couldn't get the videos to play, unfortunately).
- Steven Till recommends Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth.
- Highly Eccentric has a couple of posts on the medieval universe.
- Karl Steel has a post on the medieval relationships between humans and animals.
- Heavenfield has an account of King Oswine and analysis of why Bede includes his story in the Ecclesiastical History.
- LLCoolCarl discovers that Karl Rove is Beowulf, or Grendel, or someone else entirely. I'd vote for Aeschere, myself, which would make the Daily Kos Grendel's mother, I suppose.
- Cinerati muses on the new edition of Dungeons and Dragons. I haven't played in probably two decades, but it still warms my heart to read such things.
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
Lots of Neat Stuff
While I'm getting swatted around by the demands of the new semester, and too wiped out to write anything of interest for myself, let me offer up some of the things I've been reading with interest: