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|The Row at The Medieval Academy of America|
At Kalamazoo, Peter Konieczny from www.medievalists.net, digged around in order to provide us all with an explanation to the recent row at the Academy, where the Executive Directors, Gardiner and Musto suddenly resigned.
Read the full article at www.medievalists.net
The foundation, Oseberg Viking Ship, recently launched their accurate copy of the famous Oseberg Ship, The Saga Oseberg, for test sailings. Now the people behind are planning to build a copy of the so-called Klåstad Ship, the third Viking ship found in Vestfold. Read more at the website, Oseberg Viking Ship
|REMA – Réseau Européen de Musiqie Ancienne – European Early Music Network.|
The recent Newsletter from REMA gives a detailed overview of all the upcoming musical festivals this summer.
Subscribe to the occasional REMA newsletter
The spring issue of the Medieval Herald from Boydell & Brewer tells about a series of new and remarkable publications which offer new research and exiting insights into various aspects of the Middle Ages.
Find the Medieval Herald here…
The world’s last Beguine, Marcella Pattyn, died on April 14th, aged 92. Blind, she lived her life at the medieval beguinage at Courtrai, a World Heritage Site, after having had her applications rejected by a long list of convents in her youth...
Read the obituary in The Economist
DigiPal is a new resource for the study of medieval handwriting, particularly that produced in England during the years 1000–1100, the time of Æthelred, Cnut and William the Conqueror. It currently holds about 300 images of manuscript pages and over 12,000 images of individual letters.
Read more at DigiPals website
|Tiny Medieval Notes|
132 notes, letters and receipts from an unidentified court in the Rhine region were jotted on little slips of paper. Afterwards they were hidden inside the binding of a book printed in 1577. These recently rediscovered tiny slips are remarkable intimate notes seldom preserved in a world preoccupied with magnificent manuscripts. Read the full story at Erik Kwakkel’s blog: Medievalfragments
|Guide to Medieval Dublin|
Ever wondered where medieval Dubliners went for a pint? Or where they buried the victims of the Black Plague? Read the illustrated guide to Viking and Medieval Dublin in The Journal and get more tips on timetravels in Ireland…
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