- Wormtalk and Slugspeak has the text of that legendary play, "The Council of Elrond." Faithful enough to its source text for even the nitpickiest purist.
- Kate Laity discusses her essay on the Grendel opera.
- Steven Till has a review of The Traitor's Wife, as well as an interview with the author.
- Medievalism announces a summer graduate seminar on medievalism at Western Michigan.
- In the Middle discusses the new Canterbury Tales on NPR, as does Heavenfield.
- Homilaria has a post on Eusebius.
- Heroic Dreams chronicles trying to buy a real samurai sword.
- Heroic Age has a CfP on Getting Medieval on TV, as well as a set of links to news stories.
- Hammered Out Bits finds that Icelandic smelting furnaces might not have survived those cold winters very well.
- Coinciding with my discussion of the acephalous folks in The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Got Medieval has folks with detachable heads!
- Speaking of acephalous folks, Acephalous has an image that anyone who watched MTV in the mid-90s will immediately recognize. Heh heh. Heh heh heh heh.
- Dame Eleanor Hull asks for feedback on Rob Pope's How to Study Chaucer.
- A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe discusses the various types of priests hanging about San Pere.
- Random Dafydd has a post with images of the Codex Manesse, as well as a video, which I've embedded below.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
A happy Thor's Day morning to you!