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Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

Hildegard of Bingen: Medieval Herbalist (3-week series)

You are invited to join us for this three-part series exploring some of the herbal remedies recorded by Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century German Benedictine Herbalist and Natural Healer. We will be using excerpts from her great works, Physica and Causes and Cures.

Viking Lincolnshire – How the fearsome Vikings shaped Lincs ONLINE TALK

Join us for an online talk to discover all about how the fearsome Vikings shaped Lincolnshire at 7pm on Wednesday 13th July.

Society for Renaissance Studies Annual Lecture 2022

The lecture brings together scholars to explore the connectedness of Scotland and sixteenth-century Continental Europe.

Marché Médiéval 2022

Il aura lieu le samedi 4 juin et dimanche 5 juin. Chalet, chapiteau Santonier, et extérieur pour toute inscription et tarifs veuillez vous adresser au centre culturel de la mairie

Talk: Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

29/04/2022 Dr Rebecca Boyd ‘The best seat in the house? Being at home in Viking-Age Waterford.’

The Guest of the Body: Visualizing Souls in Medieval Europe, 1100-1200

This talk looks at a series of medieval images, particularly funerary monuments, that reflect on the departure of the soul and emphasize its fraught relationship to the body that is left behind, and to which it shall return.

Men of Terror: Viking Combat

About one thousand years ago, a man named Fraði died in Sweden. His kinsmen raised a granite runestone to his memory in Denmark. The inscription tells us that Fraði was the“first among all Vikings” and that he was a “terror of men.” What did Fraði do that caused him to be memorialized with this stone? What was this society that immortalized men like Fraði in a stone that has stood for one thousand years, people who were men of terror?

Imagining Jerusalem in Late Medieval Nuremberg: Adam Kraft & Albrecht Durer – Lecture

Recent research shows that imagining Jerusalem played a crucial part in many late medieval devotional practices – virtual pilgrimages to Jerusalem, reconstructions of its topography and sacred places in European cities, visualizations of one’s own city as Jerusalem.

Early Medieval Celtic Saints Webinar

Join us for a look at some of the holy people of the Celtic lands in the early medieval period. Ranging from famous Irish saints Patrick and Brigid through some better-known Scottish and Welsh saints to saints known for their work in Cornwall and Brittany, we will consider the life stories, achievements and cult followings of the individuals. We will also look at artefacts associated with them.

Jews and Jewishness in English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Weekly via Zoom, 16 Mar – 18 May 2022. This course, will tackle complex themes by reading and discussing canonical and lesser-known English Renaissance texts that feature Jewish characters and Jewish questions. Topics that range from medieval literary precedents to Elizabethan theater conventions will be examined, reading excerpts from Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta, William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, and much more. This class is open to anyone interested in the topic.

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