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Marged Mackenzie 21h
The beautiful 7th century Kingston brooch, the largest example of an composite brooch. Much bigger and more beautiful than I imagined!
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Erik Wade Nov 27
"Well, actually....." Half-squirrel, half-mansplainer. (Morgan, MS M.79, 129v)
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Mateusz Fafinski Nov 25
Made a mistake? Forgot some lines? Easy. Just draw a dude in a hood and he will pull the missing text to the right place with a piece of rope! Walters Ms. W.102 Book of Hours, late 13th/early 14th C. 📜:
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Axel Folio, PhD, cultural Marxist extraordinaire Dec 1
Medievalists: The Middle Ages was more advanced and complicated than we often think. It was rich in learning, diversity & not just abt knights, gruel & castles. Medieval doodler: I just drew a two-tailed, walking face-butt holding a happy skull.
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Dr Emily Guerry Dec 1
It’s strange to teach the Black Death & art in 2020 - during a pandemic - but my students have offered new insight in our seminars. We’re looking at cadaver tombs this week. Here’s the effigy of John Baret (d1467), a wealthy cloth merchant from Bury St Edmunds...
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Alyssa Granacki 1h
in an eval of my Fall 2020 class, one student wrote "medieval literature can be impactful even today." i'm not crying you're crying.
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Erik Wade 3h
John Boswell claimed that David and Jonathan were medieval symbols of same-sex love. I don't know if that's true, but what I *have* noticed is that medieval art depicts King David with a LOT of naked men.👀 (Lausanne, Bibliothèque cantonale, MS U 964, f. 213v)
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Debs Green - Jones Nov 24
I think this would look good in a high end Craft shop today, plus I love the name Puzzle pot !!
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Mateusz Fafinski Dec 1
Early medieval intermediality: an enamel roundel depicting the Moon on a chariot, holding torches, made c. 870 in Southern France and the Moon from a manuscript made in St Gallen at roughly the same time. An empire of motifs. Met 17.190.688 and Cod. Sang. 250
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Durham Cathedral Library Nov 27
Our friends have declared today and who are we to disagree? So here are some medieval ducks from MS C.I.9. Who else has some ducks to share?
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Emily Steiner Nov 30
In 1323, after helping broker a peace treaty between the Ilkhanate and the Mamluks, Mongol princess El Qutlugh Khatun set out for the Hajj.
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Lisa Fagin Davis Nov 25
Feeling thankful for friends & colleagues. You've made us all feel a little less isolated during the horror show of 2020. Thank you for sharing your research, discoveries, memes, questions, struggles, & triumphs. Hang in there. We will see each other soon. ♥️
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Lynsey Callaghan Nov 25
Loved getting to talk about aspects of my PhD research with my music history students this morning. They always make me smile! Can't wait until we can visit the together to look at some beautiful medieval manuscripts containing music!
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Debs Green - Jones Nov 27
How beautiful is this, you're welcome!
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Julie Orlemanski 5h
Friends & folks, an event for my book SYMPTOMATIC SUBJECTS, canceled last spring, happens next Friday afternoon, 12/11! All are invited; zoom info coming soon. Thanks for organizing! (No need to attend all of it; just pop in)
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Suzanne Karr Schmidt Nov 30
Host with the Most? The heavenly host surrounding Mary was extended by a dozen or more halos seemingly scratched directly into the initial's gold leaf! French Book of Hours, c. 1450.
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Malgorzata Krasnodebska-D'Aughton Nov 26
Making most of online teaching by connecting my students with wonderful medievalists in other parts of the country. This week Dr Colmán Ó Clabaigh spoke to second-years about his books on . As always engaging & knowledgeable.
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Dr John Naylor Nov 27
Have just been sent the cover design for my book 50 Finds of Early Medieval Coinage out next May with exploring the period through reported to . Very happy with it!
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Dr. Monica Ann Walker Nov 30
Working on my course on the Apocalypse, and I am soo happy that I get to teach this folio of the Beatus of Liébana's Commentary on the Apocalypse from 😍If you are wondering, it was produced in the north of Spain in the 10th century! 😃
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Royal Irish Academy Library Dec 1
For the month of December we’ll take a look at a C15th Book of Hours, so follow along and keep an eye out for images from this beautifully illustrated manuscript!
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