Category: Medieval

Delphin classics (v.092)

Delphin classics (v.092)

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Put differently, to what extent does that luminous complexity and abstraction—that careful balance between affective involvement and constructed distance—serve as evidence that this is a poem inspired by profound (and, as Dan Kline has stressed so beautifully ) deeply personal loss? [ITM has been slowly publishing as blog posts some of the presentations from the New Chaucer Society congress session "Are We Dark Enough Yet?
Teaching and Learning Latin in Thirteenth Century England,

Teaching and Learning Latin in Thirteenth Century England,

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Youth. came quietly walking Straight from the East. Warfare, a theme within the Middles Ages that captures the interests of many, is presented in over 250 authentic photographic representations. Medieval literature tells us quite the opposite. ENGLISC is a moderated, discussion group dedicated to composition in Old English. This term has fallen out of use, but you still hear it occasionally. Arrian also wrote a philosophical treatise, the 'Diatribai', based on the teachings of his mentor Epictetus Best known of the late Greek historians to modern readers is Plutarch, who died about AD 119.
The Laud Troy Book (Early English Text Society Original

The Laud Troy Book (Early English Text Society Original

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Juliet Marillier, The Caller (2014), historical fantasy set in an alternative medieval Scotland, about a girl with a magical ability who is working with a group planning a rebellion against an evil king; #3 in the Shadowfell series. Wine or ale was drunk, never water, which was rightly considered suspect. Anticlaudianus, or the Good and Perfect Man, James J. Where are they?) Why do the Scotish nobles go along with him?
An Introduction to the Study of Dante

An Introduction to the Study of Dante

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Despite the amount of time that has passed between the writing of each of the texts used in this analysis, this pattern does not change throughout the range of medieval literature and can be found equally in Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and The Book of Margery Kempe. You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. She argues that Byzantium's crucial role as the eastern defender of Christendom against Muslim expansion during the early Middle Ages made Europe--and the modern Western world--possible.
Mud, Blood and Poppycock: Britain and the Great War (CASSELL

Mud, Blood and Poppycock: Britain and the Great War (CASSELL

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A search for the shelfmark Plimpton MS 034 retrieves images of a processional for female Franciscans.(Shelfmarks for Plimpton MS appear to range from 002 to 305.) To view descriptions of all manuscripts (warning: large file!) use Text Search Terms, leaving all options blank, and select Run. (See, for example, HRC 002 owned by the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, with manuscript information .) Diözesanbibliothek Köln Codices Electronici Ecclesiae Coloniensis (CEEC) "The entire medieval manuscripts collection of the Diocesan and Cathedral Church of Cologne (comprising about 400 codices with about 130,000 pages) is to be digitised in the form of high-quality 24-bit images.
The Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson

The Prose Edda of Snorri Sturluson

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He therefore is at his best in the 'Anabasis', an account of his participation in a Greek mercenary army that tried to help the Persian Cyrus expel his brother from the throne. The Craft and Design of Monumental Brasses. Beal, Rebecca. "Arthur as the Bearer of Civilization: Courtly Love Undressed: Reading Through Clothes in Medieval French Culture. ----. "Ladies Don't Wear Braies: Underwear in the French Prose Lancelot."
Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England: A Neglected

Literature and Pulpit in Medieval England: A Neglected

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The other place where the survival of manuscripts had priority were the schools associated with the medieval cathedrals. What was the main period that the Black Death affected Europe? Professing to tell the true story of Britain's ancient ancestors, he invokes the fiction of translatio imperii, in which the power of empire passes from Troy to Rome to Britain. To teachers--save them, modify them, use them in your classrooms as you wish, BUT please do NOT run the PPTs from this site.
Aelfric's Colloquy (University of Exeter Press - Exeter

Aelfric's Colloquy (University of Exeter Press - Exeter

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A blue ribbon on the shoulder symbolized purity, fidelity and love. Although the accidental discovery of roasting would have been perfectly feasible in the primitive world, boiling was a more sophisticated proposition." ---Food in History, Reay Tannahill [Three Rivers:New York] 1988 (p. 13-14) [NOTE: This book contains much more information on early cooking techniques than can be paraphrased here. He after witnessing the carnage at the battle field of Kalinga (269 B.
Catch Her in the Rye: & Selected Short Stories (Paperback) -

Catch Her in the Rye: & Selected Short Stories (Paperback) -

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The Seven Deadly Sins in The Castle of Perseverance. In the secondary literature, the most common interpretation of the reason for the allegorical form is that the allegory is an heuristic device that makes the difficult and abstract message easier to understand. Benedictine monks worked alongside Arab scribes. Language saw further development during the Middle Ages. Gnostic sects, needing to protect their knowledge from dissemination among non-initiates, hid their true message in ways that could only be deciphered by those who possessed the secret knowledge.
Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages (The New Middle Ages)

Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages (The New Middle Ages)

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The left side of the crossbar, separating Europe from Asia, represents the Black Sea, the Don River, and the Sea of Azov. Stories involved magic, monsters, lessons, and love. So. it also gives us a peek into what the Anglo-Saxon culture considered important: loyalty. which. that's not all. Medieval Europe consisted almost exclusively of such believers. In other words, because he realizes she is not the kind of free (and thus dangerous) unconfined woman, he falls into the pattern of treating this woman in a chivalrous way, even though she is clearly treading on dangerous ground by her mere presence in his bedroom and accompanying seductive descriptions.