- Over at A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe, there are two seminary reflections; one regarding the eleventh century reform and the other, change instigated by Islamic conquests. The author also posts about the recent BBC Scotland controversy about their new history program and recommends David Beard's Archaeology in Europe for timely updates. (Yep, it's going on my feed-reader.)
- Muhlberger raises an eyebrow at Pope Innocent III's threats during the Fourth Lateran Council in 1215.
- StevenTill posts a short history of the Anglo-Saxons in Medieval England and also introduces us to the lovely word machicolation.
- Magistra et Mater reflects on the way that Carolingian propaganda contributed to their internal conflicts.
- Quid Plura? brings to our attention the root galangal, which seems to have disappeared from Western cooking.
- In the CFPs, we have Digitizing Medieval and Early Modern Material Culture from the Heroic Age and Within Reach: European Peripheries in the Middle Ages from Hwaet?
- The iTunes Store is now offering Michael Drout's Bard of the Middle Ages: The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Groupies will know him from Anglo-Saxon Aloud (which is on Psalm 122 as of the 26th).
- Bourgeois Nerd calls to our attention a slasher at the British Library.
- Looking to get involved? Quod She would like some suggestions about keeping herself interested in the discussions of a survey course in medieval lit. and a user from LJ's Hwaet? would like input on his upcoming paper.
Sunday, November 30, 2008
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Good morning/evening! Rivkah again. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving! While you were eating and relaxing, medievalists have not flagged in their bloggery; here is a small selection of material from this past weekend: