- Medieval Cookery has a post on the importance of a single word difference in manuscripts.
- Gearwor has Beowulf, Fitt 12 and a comment on sunflowers.
- There's a medieval manuscript illuminations exhibit at the National Museum of Art, entitled "Heaven on Earth." h/t About.com.
- Studies of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages has the medieval-themed offerings of TCM for July.
- A Stitch in Time discusses beeswax as a medieval sewing tool.
- The Medieval History Term(s) of the week are trivium and quadrivium.
- Yesterday was the Feast of St. Benedict.
- Owlfish went to a modern opera about a 12th-century troubador.
- The International Congress on Medieval Studies CfPs are up.
- In a new installment of Medieval Literature I Didn't Know, the Swain has Codex Boernerianus.
- Dr. Virago discusses pedagogy issues and Chaucer's placement in the curriculum.
- How did you spend Independence Day? Jeff Sypeck spent it listening to a Welsh woman retelling stories from the Mabinogion.
- News for Medievalists has an interview with Axel E. W. Müller.
Sunday, July 12, 2009
Morning Medieval Miscellany
Circumstances have conspired to keep me from a full-bore Miscellany, but here's a little bit: