Category Archives: Medieval

Carnivalesque 100: the World We Have Lost/Gained edition

I started blogging in about May 2004, near the end of the early phase of the history of blogging, although the history blogosphere and academic blogging was very much in its infancy. The very first blog carnival (begun 2002, I … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque: Transitions and Meetings

Welcome to the 92nd edition of Carnivalesque! A New Year brings a new look to Carnivalesque: from now on carnival editions will cover everything from ancient history to early modernity. This change was brought about by practical considerations; we simply … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque 2013

Early in 2012, Carnivalesque recruited a new Co-ordinator to help with the Ancient/Medieval editions. Hannah has done a wonderful job and it’s been really great to have her on board. However, despite her efforts, it’s continued to be extremely difficult … Continue reading

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Manuscripts Online: in which I pretend to be a medievalist

Yes – I’m taking a break (mostly) from 18th-century London, and for the next few months I’ll be working on Manuscripts Online: Written Culture from 1000 to 1500, a kind of sequel to Connected Histories for medievalists. Manuscripts Online will … Continue reading

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Carnivalesque XV

Brandon brings us an omnivorous ancient and medieval Carnivalesque to get the week off to a flying start. Highlights include a section devoted to reports on Kalamazoo, and a debate on the use of unprovenanced antiquities in writing ancient history. … Continue reading

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Beginners’ Latin

The National Archives has put online a practical tutorial in medieval/early modern Latin. They say no previous experience is required, and you can work through at your own pace. Sounds as though it could be very useful.

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