- The Bitter Scroll has reposted five entries in their Gallery of Germanic Languages series: Old Saxon, Old High German, Old English, Old Norse, and Old Franconian. More old Germanic languages than you can shake a stick at -- if you're the sort of person who goes about shaking sticks at dead languages.
- Geoffrey Chaucer Hath a Blog now hath an extreme makeover.
- Carl Pyrdum has an image of Gimli that's, well ... er, just go look at it.
- The Heroic Age has an update with several new CfPs and such. This seems to be the season for CfPs, so if you're a scholar, you probably should keep an eye on the Heroic Age.
- Stephanie Trigg has another post on the New Chaucer Society meeting, as does JJ Cohen.
- Mary Kate Hurley has a beautiful post on "Believing The Wanderer."
- The Medieval Garden Enclosed discusses milk thistle.
- Along similar lines, Julie K. Rose discusses sapphire in the Middle Ages.
- Steve Muhlberger offers his class two resources for the Crusades, including Crusades-Encyclopedia online.
- Lingwe discusses the relationship betwixt the words "world" and "man."
- The Medieval History Term of the Week is rectory. Every time someone says that word, I heard Beavis & Butthead snickering in my mind.
Saturday, July 26, 2008
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Now that I've wrestled control of the computer away from my children, here's a Miscellany for your weekend: