- Carnivalesque is up for June. It's being hosted by Food History, which I've never noted before even though it has about a thousand posts. I've rectified that on my blogroll. Ditto for Medieval Cookery.
- Archaeology in Europe has about a dozen new posts.
- A Cornder of Tenth Century Europe returns to the issue of interdisciplinarity, and Jonathan Jarrett is wowed by Chris Lewis's paper “The Ideology and Culture of Anglo-Saxon Government.”
- Got Medieval has marginalia with an early attempt at healthcare reform. OK, my joke, not his, but since he's feeling under the weather I thought I'd help out a bit.
- The Heroic Age has a round-up of medieval news this week.
- News for Medievalists does too.
- Stephanie Trigg posts the first few stanzas of Henryson's Testament of Cresseid. The Times Online has a review -- of Seamus Heaney's translation of Henryson's Testament of Cresseid, not of Trigg's recitation of the first six stanzas.
- Over at In the Middle, Karl Steel has some quotes demonstrating that we like our leaders to have hearty appetites.
- Lingwe has a post on the origins of the word fitt.
- Speaking of fitts, Gearwor has Beowulf, fitt 9.
- The Lost Fort has some delightful images from Scotland.
- Medieval Material Culture Blog has an update with about a half-dozen new exhibitions.
- Modern Medieval uses Google Maps to visualize the influence of Charlemagne legends. Jeff Sypeck, take note!
- Speaking of Google, Wormtalk and Slugspeak discusses the utility of Google Books for doing 19th-century Beowulf scholarship.
- Musings for a L.O.O.N. reviews Anna Elliott's Twilight in Avalon: A Novel of Trystan and Isolde.
- The Ruminate shows some connections between C.S. Lewis, Erasmus, and Dante.
- Tachyon has in interview with Michael Moorcock. h/t Steven Hart.
- Steven Till has a post on the Anglo-Norman rebellion, and also has three news stories.
- Melissa Snell asks if you would live in the Middle Ages if you could. As for me, no -- it would be a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.
- The New York Times has an article on the drawings of medieval monks.
Saturday, June 20, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
For your weekend: