Tags » Medieval

The Problem with Alisoun

‘Experience, though noon auctoritee

Were in this world, is right ynogh for me

To speke of wo that is in mariage’ (Wife of Bath’s Prologue… 308 more words


Event: There’s no such thing as British art

Twelve art historians, one proposition

There’s no such thing as British art

The latest event organised by the British Art Research School at the University of York. 96 more words


Stone head 24: puzzled

Pistol: Discuss unto me; art thou officer?
Or art thou base, common and popular?
Henry V, Act IV Scene 1

Puzzled-looking medieval helmeted soldier… 7 more words


Pre-Camp 1

We just finished our first pre-camp last April 9, which was right before Holy Week. We started the day with a hike to a place called Calbaryo, located in Binangonan Rizal. 399 more words

Art under your arse: carvings under the choir stalls of Notre-Dame de Nantilly, Saumur

Have you read that new book on medieval church art?  It’s called Carvings Under Choir Stalls by Seymore Butts.

LOL LOL LOL LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Okay, okay, … 158 more words


The Viking Hauberk

DID YOU KNOW that the Vikings seldom used Hauberks? For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term hauberk, it is simply a chain mail shirt described as “reaching to the hip and with sleeves”. 230 more words



First a little mood music:

If you clicked into the blue music link above – you were treated to a snippet of the Pomerium… 878 more words