- The Heroic Age has an update with enough CfPs to choke a horse ... and only someone as sick and twisted as you would try to choke a horse with CfPs.
- Heroic Dreams has advice on map making for fantasy writers.
- Steve Muhlberger has more from Pennsic.
- Mary Kate Hurley discusses the Old English Orosius ... and also links to a Vortigern Studies webpage I hadn't previously known existed.
- A king penguin received a Norwegian knighthood. You know, I don't do drugs, but at moments like this I wonder if maybe everyone else does. h/t PoliBlog.
- Jeff Sypeck has a review of Lloyd Alexander's The Illyrian Adventure, and also points us to The Elfish Gene (which now I'm absolutely going to have to read), and "The Joys of Fantasy and Romance."
- Here's a blog I didn't know about: The Lost Fort. h/t Steven Hart
- Michael Drout has The Three Medievalism Scholarly Books I Wish I Had Written. It has the second Dawkins reference of this Miscellany, too!
- Magistra et Mater continues her discussion of canon law, examining the role of bishops.
- Nic D'Alessio asks us to sign a petition to save the University of Heidelberg's Medieval Latin Department.
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Morning Medieval Miscellany
It's Monday morning! While I'm dying a slow death of the soul teaching three sections of freshman comp, you can enjoy this: