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By Andrew Latham My recent columns have implications for the way International Relations scholars periodize history. The conventional wisdom within the field is that sometime in the mid-seventeenth century medieval geopolitical structures decisively gave way to the modern state. To be certain, recent years have witnessed a growing number of scholars reject this point of view. Benno Teschke, for example, views the “mode of production” as the determining criterion in this connection, arguing that, as the absolutist state was based on pre-modern social property relations (feudalism), it cannot be said to be modern.

Twitter. 1000-1500 English – Black Central Europe. Middle Ages for Educators – Resources for Teaching and Research. The Black Hours at the Morgan Library & Museum. The Medieval Academy of America. Construct Your Own Bayeux Tapestry with This Free Online App. A wise woman once quoth that one man’s adult coloring book is another’s Medieval Tapestry Edit.

Construct Your Own Bayeux Tapestry with This Free Online App

If taking crayons to empty outlines of mandalas, floral patterns, and forest and ocean scenes has failed to calm your mind, the Historic Tale Construction Kit may cure what ails you. Programmers Leonard Allain-Launay and Mathieu Thoretton and software engineer Maria Cosmina Etegan created the online kit as a tribute to a late, great, early 21st-century application designed by Academy of Media Arts Cologne students Björn Karnebogen and Gerd Jungbluth. They separated out various elements of the Bayeux Tapestry, allowing you to freely mess around with 1000-year-old images of warriors, commoners, beasts, and buildings: Craft thy own Bayeux Tapestry. Twitter. Medieval History of Art. Edited by Róisín Astell, with contributions from Dr Ada Hajdu (New Europe College - Institute for Advanced Study, Bucharest), Emeric Rigault (Université Toulouse-Jean Jaurès - Université de Poitiers), Dr Beate Fricke (University of Bern), and Celia Mills (MEMS, University of Kent).

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To Help Get Started. Medieval Shelfies - Medieval manuscripts blog. Our colleagues in the British Library's publishing team (otherwise known as @bl_publishing) recently spent a day managing the Library's Twitter account.

Medieval Shelfies - Medieval manuscripts blog

Throughout the day, they encouraged followers to send in their shelfies, i.e. selfies of their bookcases. Sharing shelfies has recently become a popular social media trend among bibliophiles and literature enthusiasts. Looking at books – Early Printed Books. Goal: This worksheet will help students learn how to look carefully at books, taking notice of their features.

Looking at books – Early Printed Books

It does not depend on a knowledge of bibliographic terms or other specialist techniques, nor is it asking for any understanding of the causes or meanings of these features. Note: This exercise works well as a part of a series of helping students understand how catalog records translate to copies of books. You can precede it with the catalog wishlist exercise and choose books from their lists for students to examine in this exercise. A more detailed version of the questions to ask and why they matter can be found in Studying Early Printed Books 1450–1800: A Practical Guide. Appearance Book size. Open Arts Object: Pyxis, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. The Medieval Podcast with @5MinMedievalist - Medieval Sexuality with @GoingMedieval.

Jerónimo Antonio Gil and the Idea of the Spanish Enlightenment. The field of Spanish colonial art, to use a widely known if contested term, has enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence in the United States in the last decade or so.

Jerónimo Antonio Gil and the Idea of the Spanish Enlightenment

More and more universities are offering classes in the area, and an increasing number of museums are making serious overtures to establish collections. John Hawkwood: Florentine Hero And Faithful Englishman. The 50 Most Important Events of the Middle Ages. Today we invite you to explore the Holkham Bible Picture Book. This manuscript was made in England, perhaps London, in the 1300s, probably for a Dominican friar. The artist wrote, 'If God lets me live, never will you see another such book.' Add MS 47682. Kenney Mencher: 14th C Transitions into Late Gothic to Proto Renaissance Art. Transition from the Romanesque and Byzantine or "Greek Manner"to the Late Gothic and Renaissance Styles in Painting and SculptureFor all the videos in order with a textbook and study guides please visit: According to the Brittanica from Francis Of Assisi, SaintThe Franciscan rule of life.Although he was a layman, Francis began to preach to the townspeople.

Kenney Mencher: 14th C Transitions into Late Gothic to Proto Renaissance Art

Disciples were attracted to him, and he composed a simple rule of life for them. Eyob Derillo sur Twitter : "A 16th c. Ethiopian book claims that the Magi, the 3 kings who visited Jesus were all Ethiopians. Legend has it that they consumed coffee on their journey to stay awake. In their memory #coffee in #Ethiopia is served 3 times. S. Freshers and Fellows: Student Communities in the Middle Ages - read about medieval student life in this issue! □ □□ @MedievalStudent… History with Cats sur Twitter : "Sure baby Yoda is cute and all, but have you seen medieval Yoda? This little guy features in a manuscript dating from 1300-1340 as an illustration for the biblical story of Samson @britishlibrary Smithfield Decretals - Roy.

"The child, too young to have much understanding of events, was led away towards the catapult." "Picturing Passion" is fundamentally about Anglo artists and their misconceptions and biases. "Things don't stand in isolation. Oh, Baby! Medieval Childbirth. Care for a medieval pancake recipe? #PancakeDay. ‘I wanted to make them a little book’: The knight and the book for his daughters. 10 Books about Medieval Art you can now download for free, courtesy @metmuseum #MetPubs #AllByYourShelf. “Middle Ages for Educators” Website. In an effort to help with distance learning, teaching and research, medievalists Merle Eisenberg, Sara McDougall, and Laura Morreale have created a new website: Middle Ages for Educators.

“Middle Ages for Educators” Website

The website offers a wide range of materials. Primary sources in Translation: found here with descriptionsVideos, podcasts, and useful websites for teaching can be found under Linked Resources- TeachingLinked Resources offers links to existing medieval resources, specialist lectures, digitized manuscript collections, open-access publishing, and resources from adjacent fieldsTry out our resource exchange for help with locating secondary sources now that libraries are closed Middle Ages for Educators also offers teaching-focused video lectures. The True Significance of St. Corona, the Viral Saint. In Germany’s Aachen Cathedral, the relics of a particularly timely-sounding saint have emerged.

The True Significance of St. Corona, the Viral Saint

The Christian martyr’s name? Remarkably, Saint Corona. The cathedral had pulled a 216 lb embellished gold, bronze, and ivory shrine holding the relics from storage with the plans of flaunting it this summer, in an exhibition dedicated to gold craftsmanship. While the show’s opening date is now uncertain, a conservator is meticulously cleaning the shrine to ensure it is ready for public eyes once the pandemic is over.

“Corona” means “crown” in Latin, and all coronaviruses — not just the novel strain that causes COVID-19 — take their name from the crown-like spikes that surround each particle. There is, in fact, a Saint Corona, who may have been killed as a teenager by the Romans in Syria for professing Christianity. A Beast of a Project: Curating an Exhibition on Bestiaries at the Getty - A Beast of a Project: Curating an Exhibition on Bestiaries at the Getty Lecture by Elizabeth Morrison Given at The Courtauld Institute of Art on March 13, 2019 The prospect of curating a major international loan exhibition is equal parts thrilling and intimidating.

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After eight years of intense research, loan negotiation, design development, and thousands of emails, Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World will open at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles on May 14, 2019. Elizabeth Morrison is Senior Curator of Manuscripts at the J.

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Pilgrimage. Medieval Music (1000-1450) The Book of Peace. Audio descriptions by British Museum. The British Museum Membercast: Making a living in Iron Age Britain. Medieval in the news. Medieval decorative arts. HENI Talks - The Secrets of the Witham Shield. The Witham Shield is one of the most beautiful pieces that we have preserved to us today of what we call Celtic Art. We think that this object was probably produced over 2000 years ago, and that’s based on the style of the designs and the way that the shield’s made.

Quite often when we hear Celtic Art we think of interlace designs, and things like the Lindisfarne Gospels and even Anglo-Saxon art. I’m not talking about those kinds of designs. I am talking about much, much earlier art. When we first get to the word ‘Celtoi’ or ‘Celt’ appearing in the classical texts. It’s called The Witham Shield, and it has that name because it was actually dredged up from the River Witham, in Lincolnshire, and it was probably found in around 1826 or 1827. There are particular bits on the Witham Shield that clearly depict animals, and particularly those little bulls which are at the top and bottom.

We do often see the boar on defensive objects, sometimes we have helmets with a little boar on the crest.

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MPOC & “others” People of Color in European Art History: Photo. Medieval Women. Manuscripts. Dr. Sarah Bond sur Twitter : "Hello, and welcome to my thread □ on the long history of modifying images for political purposes and of state sponsored iconoclasm. Let's address why it is problematic that the @USNatArchives has admitted to blurring photos o.

The Medieval Magazine— Medieval Communities. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Writing a book review is one of the fundamental skills that every historian must learn. An undergraduate student’s book review should accomplish two main goals: Lay out an author’s argument, and Most importantly, critique the historical argument. It is important to remember that a book review is not a book report. Book Reviews. Medieval Art - Religion, feudalism and lots of gold leaf. In 476 CE a soldier named Flavius Odoacer deposed the Roman emperor Romulus and was crowned 'King of Italy' under the authority of the Emperor of Constantinople.

Italy’s first king marked the end of the Roman Empire, now subservient to the new global superpower, the Byzantine Empire. But Constantinople was a long way from Italy, and Rome’s vast holdings fractured into a myriad of warring ‘barbarian’ tribes. Rome, for all its violence, had held the Western world together, and in their absence, everything went to shit. The Helgo Treasure: A Viking Age Buddha. A remarkable collection of religious items sourced from diverse lands was discovered during archaeological excavations on the Swedish island of Helgo. Located in Lake Malaren, to the west of Stockholm, this small island was an important Viking trading and manufacturing centre (6th-11th centuries AD). It has produced an enormous collection of artefacts, including numerous exotic finds such as Arabic coins, Frankish glass and metal-work from across western Europe. A History of the World - Object : Mappa Mundi. (1) The Hereford Mappa Mundi c.1300 - The Beauty of Maps - Episode 1 - BBC Four.

The Middle Ages articles. Medieval Tic-Tac-Toe for Student Choice Activities. Introduction to the middle ages. The Met Cloisters. Selected Artworks. The Met Cloisters. Renard the Fox, rebel and mischief-maker - Medieval manuscripts blog. - Where the Middle Ages Begin. The Manuscript Files: Medieval Children’s Games. The Medieval Cookbook: Revised Edition - The Getty Store. Untangling the Myth of Linguistic Purity in the Medieval Classroom. [Guest Post by Sharon Rhodes] Teaching beyond the borders of medieval art. [Guest post by Alexa Sand, Professor of Art History, Utah State University] You searched for Alex SAnd.