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Mateusz Fafinski Aug 2
A medieval ”postcard”: “I am a beast! Greetings from Onfim to Danilo”. Adorned by a picture of a fantastic beast and sent by a Novgorod schoolboy called Onfim to his friend in the 13th century the drawing is made on birch bark. 1/
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Mateusz Fafinski Jul 30
The Albi mappa mundi: the oldest surviving medieval map of the world. Preserved in a ms produced in the 8th c. in Southern France or Spain it is an extraordinary witness of how the world was seen at the turn between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages 1/
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Mateusz Fafinski 17h
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Erik Wade 18h
::record-scratch:: ::freeze-fame:: "Yup. That's me. You're probably wondering how I ended up in this situation." (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 048, f. 263v)
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Ambereen Dadabhoy Jul 30
So thrilled that the teaching race issue of Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching is out. My second article on pedagogy with lots of tips on teaching . Hit me up if you’d like the pdf. I can’t wait to read the entire issue!! ✊🏽🔥
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Emily Steiner Jul 30
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Dan Franke Aug 2
If you're watching A Knight's Tale tonight at , , you can't do it without reading 's awesome column on the best medieval film out there.
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Civil Law, Common Law, Customary Law in Europe 2h
Final Concord: (i) An agreement, generally one made in the king’s court; (ii) the record of such an agreement.
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Erik Wade Jul 31
The most identifiable animal from medieval bestiaries is the asp, which supposedly would block out snake charmers' magic by putting one ear against the ground & sticking its tail in the other ear. Big antisocial mood. (BL, MS Harley 3244, f. 61v)
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Erik Wade Aug 2
Let's get ready to play Monastic Wheel of Fortune! (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 164, f 51r)
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Erik Wade Aug 1
Thread: the weird stuff in medieval texts that medievalists don't how to explain always amuses me, like chronicle entries about seeing dragons. Here's one that reports people seeing "dragons flying in the air" in 793. (Bodl Lib, MS Laud Misc 636, f. 026) 1/5
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Laura Ingallinella 14h
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Erik Wade Aug 2
Medieval dogs wanted biscuits too! Look at this good boy getting excited by the dog biscuit/bone on the man's red purse. (Morgan Library, MS M.1044, f. 4r)
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Robert Friedrich Aug 3
Quick stop at Conques on the way to the Pyrénées, enjoying some heaven.
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Natalie Greenwood 56m
This looks exciting! GMS conference CFP out now, on gender & mobility:
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Annie Whitehead Author Aug 4
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Erik Wade Jul 27
This is supposedly a crocodile eating a man, but it just looks like a very bored dude checking his anxious friend's teeth for cavities. (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 053, f. 193v)
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Annie Whitehead Author 19m
Discussing the high levels of literacy among women, religious and secular.
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Elisabeth (Lisa) Trischler Aug 4
CfP for a strand on shaping and interacting with landscapes in Dante’s Commedia, sponsored by Medieval and Dante studies at Leeds. We'll make it worth your while in discussion and hospitality.
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Marybeth Perdomo Aug 3
I’m a woman of color studying medieval England and Middle English romances. What the hell am I doing in this field? Every time I write or research I’m reminded on how much I don’t belong.
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