“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something,” said a ponderous Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit. Walking into the Sir John Ritblat Gallery at the magnificent British Library in the heart of London evokes just this feeling. 1,791 more words
For today's Feature Friday, how about rediscovery of a lost world? Michelle Joelle, student, writer, and blogger, has been posting a "Mini-Syllabus" every now and then. I enjoy each one. Here is one to learn Anglo-Saxon--the Old English language that we find in Beowulf. It is very connected to Old Icelandic and Old Norwegian and the rest of the Norse mythologies and hero tales. It is something I would like to learn, so I'm folding down this page for the future!