- Notorious PhD asks for help figuring out some manuscript images.
- Archaeology in Europe has an update with about twenty items.
- Carmen Butcher has an article over at Christianity Today on Ælfric of Eynsham.
- A Corner of Tenth Century Europe has a response to “Social Change (and Complexity) in Early Medieval Rome, 700-1000″.
- Dame Eleanor Hull discusses the difference between translation and paraphrase.
- Heroic Dreams has more information on some mysterious halberd heads.
- Japes for Owre Tymes has several new posts, including one on how medieval Ziggy is.
- Lingwe discusses a review of The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrún, and Steven Hart discusses the book as a glimpse of Tolkien the scholar.
- The Medieval Garden Enclosed features the cuckoo-pint.
- Waco, TX has a Leonardo di Vinci exhibit. h/t Medieval Material Culture Blog.
- Modern Medieval discusses Newt Gingrich's statement that part of him is "inherently medieval."
- Mony Wylsum Way discusses Latin learning (or the lack thereof) in the Middle Ages.
- News for Medievalists has an update with about a half-dozen new posts.
- Per Omnia Saecula has the cover image for the video George and the Dragon. Oh, Patrick Swayze, why do you mock me so?!
- Quid Plura has an image of the Camelot subdivision of Annandale, complete with street names.
- Steven Till features the medieval castle Dunamase.
- Studies of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages has two medieval Dom DeLuise clips, and a listing of SciFi channel's upcoming medieval offerings. I'm glad to see Joan of Arcadia there -- I only saw one episode and really liked it.
- I have to confess, I have no idea what this post says in Medievaltime, but the word "medieval" comes up, so I assume it will be relevant to those who can read it.
- Breathe Where You Will posts his presentation, "Pride and the Single Guy: Creating Hermitic Identity."
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
On this Tuesday, the day of the bellicose god Tyr: