Juliette Blue Bourdier, Medievalist

Searching the Origins, Teaching the Future



Serments de Strazbourg (842)

  The  Serment de Strasbourg is an oath sworn by Charles le Chauve - Charles the Bald (later Holy Roman Emperor Charles II) andÄhnlicher Begriff: Louis II de Germania in solemnizing their alliance against their brother, Emperor Lothair I. The... Continue Reading →

Brush up your French for free

 Improve your French, for free and online, RFI Mission Paris, menez l'enquête- Free Web Site Only Eva can save France. But who are her allies? And who are her enemies? From a Parisian cafe she follows a messenger right into a... Continue Reading →

French Food… Recipe Medieval Style

French Medieval Food Bread, accompanied by meat and wine, was the centrepiece of the medieval diet. Vegetables were more for peasants, both in reality and imagination. Not all foods had the same cultural value. Each had its place within a... Continue Reading →

Halloween, let’s do it Medieval way

Alors, la semaine prochaine, nous allons lire quelques fables surnaturelles qui s'inspirent de croyances celtes.... préparez-vous avant la classe I made a florilege of resources from where to start. Halloween Customs in the Celtic World Source:  Bettina Arnold Lecture given... Continue Reading →

Gallica on Ipad, manuscripts and more…

The National French Library offers an Android or Ipad application to visualize, download etc... more than 4 millions of documents, Manuscripts, pictures... books. It is free and you can get it easily : l’App Store or Google Play. Create your... Continue Reading →

Be part of the Congrès mondial acadien 2014

Le Congrès mondial acadien 2014 The Congrès mondial acadien is a gathering held every five years uniting the Acadian diaspora from all over the world. Many activities are planned over a two week period, i.e. from August 8th to the... Continue Reading →

Teaching with…

Raconter des histoires « Storytelling » dans ou hors la salle de classe Les outils numériques avec la technologie donnent aux élèves la possibilité de raconter des histoires à travers la voix, textes, images, audio et vidéo. Les histoires numériques permettent aux... Continue Reading →

The MINIARE project

Secret histories of illuminated manuscripts: the MINIARE project From the University of Cambridge An innovative project at the University of Cambridge will uncover some of the hidden histories of illuminated manuscripts, thanks to the application of techniques more commonly found... Continue Reading →

A pedagogical Trebuchet

A Pedagogical Trebuchet: A Case Study in Experimental History and History Pedagogy By Lee L. Brice and Steven Catania The History Teacher, Vol.46:1 (2012) "A common problem history teachers face regardless of their field of specialization is how to help students... Continue Reading →

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