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What Makes Bibliography Critical? A Medievalist’s Response

What Makes Bibliography Critical? A Medievalist’s Response Keynote Lecture by Elizaveta Strakhov Given at the Bibliographical Society of America Annual…

Scriptural Reasoning, Medieval Style: Interfaith Dialogue in Twelfth-Century Paris

Scriptural Reasoning, Medieval Style: Interfaith Dialogue in Twelfth-Century Paris Lecture by Frans van Liere Given at Calvin University on February…

Scotland’s Names and Places with Matthew Hammond

In this episode of Scotichronicast, Kate talks with Matthew Hammond to discuss his work on names and places in Medieval…

Ukraine as Europe: Medieval and Modern

By Christian Raffensperger On Thursday, February 24, Vladimir Putin initiated an invasion of Ukraine. Some commentators immediately said that it…

Document from the Hundred Years’ War goes on sale for $75,000

A letter from the year 1415 detailing events during the Hundred Years’ War just before the Battle of Agincourt is…

The Missing Hand

By Abu ‘Ali al-Muhassin al-Tanukhi; translated and introduced by Melanie Magidow This early detective tale is included in two story…

A Key Monument of Medieval Rus’: The Cathedral of Saint Sophia in Kyiv

By Alice Isabella Sullivan The people of Ukraine and the local cultural heritage of medieval Rus’ are in the crossfires…

Promoting your patron saint, or How to win favor and influence the powerful

By Gleb Schmidt Medieval monasteries cared about the way in which they presented themselves to the world no less than…

Entangled Magic in the Medieval Latin West

Entangled Magic in the Medieval Latin West Lecture by Sophie Page Given at University College London on February 24, 2022…

The Mongol Conquest of Hungary in 1241-2

By Peter Konieczny The events of the year 1241 came as a shock to medieval Europe – an army had…