- The Anglo-Saxon Narrative Poetry Project has a bit from Juliana (ll. 105-47)
- Gearwor has lines 260-320 of Beowulf, in Old English.
- Jonathan Jarrett has forgotten more about ancient and medieval coins than I'll ever know.
- Getting Medieval has her new book cover, with an image I think might end of being the wallpaper for many a female medievalists computer. Why is Crispin so absent-mindedly stabbing the ground?
- Hammered Out Bits discusses the Norse in Canada.
- Wombat's World discusses branding oneself as a medievalist, and she has a riddle, too.
- The Heroic Age has an update with some CfPs and such.
- A Stitch in Time has an image of a 14th-century burial garment.
- Heroic Dreams asks for help identifying another medieval castle.
- Steven Till discusses Google tools for exploring medieval history.
- Eileen Joy posts her paper, "The Light of Her Face Was the Voluptuous Index of a Multiplicity of Guthlacs: Desire, Friendship, and Incest in the Lives of Saint Guthlac." h/t In the Middle.
- Steven Hart talks about Simon Armitage's documentary of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
- Japes for Owre Tymes has a post on Archie and one on Blondie.
- Old Norse News points us to an Old Norse course at the University of Limerick.
- News for Medievalists announces that the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at UCLA is holding a conference this week on “Mapping Medieval Geographies: Cartography and Geographical Thought in the Latin West and Beyond, 300-1600.”
- Isis at Medieval Silkwork announces that her thesis is finished, and hints at possible English-language publication.
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Today is the last day of the school year for my children. Pray for me. After praying, here are some things you should be reading: