- Here's a new interview with JJ Cohen on his older book Monster Theory. h/t In the Middle
- The Lost Fort has a couple of posts with pictures of castles and buildings.
- The Medieval Club of New York announces a variety of events.
- The Medieval Garden Enclosed has a post on jasmine.
- Modern Medieval announces release of Different Visions, and The Legend of Charlemagne in the Middle Ages: Power, Faith, and Crusade.
- A viking shield was found in Denmark, h/t Steve Muhlberger.
- The Naked Philologist has a post on chastity belts, and one on the Chanson de Roland.
- Papa's Secret Voodoo Boot is working on translating Psalm 136. Note to my students: See? Translation is hard for everyone.
- News for Medievalists has had 18 new stories since my last Miscellany, including one that suggests why vikings were so grumpy.
- Mary Kate Hurley has a meditation on what the Digital Scriptorium means for the training of future medievalists.
- Old Norse News asks what can be done from the perspective of publishing to promote Old Norse studies.
- The Weird Medieval Foliage of the Week is the peridexion tree.
- Quid Plura discusses medieval risk management theory.
- Dr. Virago sends us to Middle English comics!
- Senchus discusses the significance of a ceremony on the River Dee.
- Slouching Towards Extimacy links to an article about the excavation of a Christian Viking village.
- Steven Till has had about a bazillion posts since my last Miscellany.
- Magistra et Mater has more on Hincmar.
- Miglior Acque defends the Norton Critical Edition of Troilus and Criseyde.
- Am I the only one who didn't know there was such a thing as a regional blacksmithing conference? And if so, is there anyone else dying to go to this kind of thing besides me?
Monday, September 22, 2008
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Some medievalia for your morning pleasure: