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Erik Wade Apr 20
"We had to kill the Vikings, bc they bathed and brushed their hair and our wives couldn't resist such sophistication" is a HELL of a take by medieval English chroniclers.
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Nathan John Haydon Apr 16
After months of intense writing and panic, I'm done. Yesterday I successfully defended my dissertation.
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Adrienne Williams Boyarin Apr 18
At Early Middle English final exam tonight, one of my students gave me this framed illuminated first recto of The Owl & the Nightingale, THAT SHE MADE, as a gift. I cried, like the 100% pro that I am. Students honestly save me. Every. Term.
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Vanina Kopp Apr 18
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Charlotte Gauthier Apr 20
Denizens of , I need your help in naming my new stuffed lion from . Something vaguely Crusades-related? (Not Tancred.) I am unable to decide on a suitable appellation for the little fellow, who in any case is meant to be helping me write, and failing.
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Kent Navalesi Apr 15
This actually happened: Me: So you can see, class, that is a stunning example of the features of gothic architecture and . . . Student: *raises hand* It’s on fire.
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Kevin Wilbraham Apr 17
Pair of gold eagle brooches from Ostrogothic Italy. Made in about 500 AD. On display
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Martin Neylon Apr 16
Awful photo, but some at Derby Museum.
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Rutger K 19h
Typing your Hot Takes on Twitter is a slap in the face to everyone who had to stretch and scrape and prick and rule parchment, crush oak galls for ink, battle a goose for a quill, and sit in a cold scriptorium for days only to have their Take burned by Vikings.
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Professor Ruth Karras Apr 22
It’s that time of year: I am not going to Kalamazoo this year, but I just had an anxiety dream about it anyway.
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(((JoAnn Locktov))) 14h
I don't either but I love them. The investigation is enthralling! exhibit was transformative. I wonder if their archives are ever open to the public? cc
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CoKL Database 1h
Replying to @cokldb
The calendar lacks the Oct/Nov leaf but has several interesting bits: there are Obits in several hands, eg. Jan-4,5 are primary hand, 14th is later (f.1r below) 2/3
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Vikings in Scotland 20 Years On Apr 19
U can't prove nuthin. deserve a fair trial, via 'The fort is thought to have been reduced to a ruin by fire in the 10th Century at a time when Vikings were known to be raiding'
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The History Press 13h
Restoration work starts on medieval cross (via )
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DJ Wrisley Apr 22
Hi medieval hivemind: what are your favorite pieces arguing for an expansion of the European medieval canon?
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IMFS Apr 15
Our hearts are in Paris today. (Jean Fouquet c.1450)
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Dr Áine Foley Apr 20
Pic 21 of features Oughterard parish church, dating to c.1350. In 1189 Adam de Hereford granted the church here to St Thomas's Abbey. Arthur Guinness is buried here.
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Laura Morreale 4h
Great! Thank you, Professor Green! I have a student who wants to investigate. Will tell her to start here (and with your work of course) get
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CoKL Database 1h
Just added: .4763 one of the rare 13th C hours, made just after 1235 in Mainz DE. The dating is based on the miniature including St. Elizabeth (☩1231, can. 1235) on f6v, below 1/3
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Vikings in Scotland 20 Years On Apr 19
VIKIIIINGS! We're very excited about this | |
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