Juliette Bourdier, Medievalist

Searching the Origins, Teaching the Future


Medieval Studies

Travels Through the Dark Realms of Medieval Clerical Fantasy, Sex and Erotica

Pdf : 2017 Travels Through the Dark Realms of Medieval Clerical Fantasy Sex and Erotica Bourdier Comitatus Medieval testimonies brought back by Christian voyagers into Hell delve into the infernal punishments administered to the souls of the sinners. In this... Continue Reading →

Du mot à l’image, Paines denfer du Grand Kalendrier et Compost des Bergiers

Du mot à l’image. Le verrouillage des Paines denfer du Grand Kalendrier et Compost des Bergiers - Juliette Bourdier Lire l'article Français : Au Moyen Age, les témoignages chrétiens de la visite de vivants dans l’au-delà écrits en latin se répandent... Continue Reading →

French and British national llibraries to team up on the digital field

The British Library, the Bibliothèque nationale de France and The Polonsky Foundation have teamed up to create two websites that will provide digital access to 800 medieval manuscripts. The websites will be launched next month. It is... Continue Reading →

How to hold a Medieval Parliament

Following on from part one, those called to parliament still have much to do and many rules to abide by. The studious clerk who started penning his treatise must have been either very keen, on a good commission or had... Continue Reading →

The Animated Tapestry of Bayeux

La Tapisserie de Bayeux, or in Old French / Anglo-Norman: "La telle du conquest", is an embroidered cloth nearly 70 metres (230 ft) long and 50 centimetres (20 in) wide, 350 kilos (700 pounds) which depicts the events leading up... Continue Reading →

An app for transcribing manuscripts… ideal for learners

Medieval Handwriting transcription This app won't help you to transcribe your special manuscript... it will, however help you to learn the deciphering by the example. Medieval Handwriting teaches users the skills necessary to transcribe rare documents that were written by... Continue Reading →


LE JEU ET LE MOT : SÉMIOTIQUE DES PASSAGES CHEZ RAOUL DE HOUDENC Juliette Bourdier In Atelier de Traduction Numéro 23/2015 Sous la coordination de : Muguraş Constantinescu Anca-Andreea -  This article examines the inevitable bias inherent to the modern... Continue Reading →

La bible du Diable, Codex Gigas

Codex Gigas (the Devil’s Bible) - the largest manuscript in the world The Codex Gigas contains five long texts as well as a complete Bible. The manuscript begins with the Old Testament, and it is followed by two historical works by... Continue Reading →

Troubadours, le MOOC

Take an online course on "Les troubadours", in French... of course Partez à la découverte d'Aliénor d'Aquitaine et des poètes chanteurs qui gravitèrent autour d'elle. Consacré à la littérature et culture occitane au Moyen Âge, "Les chansons des troubadours" est... Continue Reading →

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