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Juliette Bourdier, Medievalist

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What’s the point of studying medieval literature?

Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre discusses his study of literature from the Middle Ages. University of Nottingham. TURVILLE-PETRE, T, 2010. The Gawain Poet: Places of the Imagination. In: TREHARNE, E and WALKER, G, eds., The Oxford Handbook of Medieval English Literature Oxford... Continue Reading →

Macabre discovery, Carolingian mystery

Dans cette section, je souhaite que nous mettions en correspondance la lecture des extraits du Roland avec la découverte qui vient d'être faite par des archéologistes en France. Merci de préparer le questionnaire que nous acons conçu avant de venir... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Yvain

Bonjour, La semaine prochaine, nous commencerons la lecture d'Yvain et le Lion, je souhaite que vous vous imprégniez de l'esprit du texte de Chrétien au travers de la visite de ce musée virtuel. Yvain, le Chevalier au Lion, by Chrétien... Continue Reading →

Hwæt! Beowulf Online

Now you can access the manuscript of Beowulf Cotton MS Vitellius A XV The manuscript of Beowulf, the greatest poem in the Old English language, can now be viewed online for the first time. Made around the year 1000, most... 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 →

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