We were very pleased to host Professor Domenico Bertoloni Meli from Indiana University Bloomington earlier this month at our conference "Representations of Disease in Medieval and Early Modern European Art and Literature." His compelling new book "Visualizing Disease" is now out--get your copy today! ... See MoreSee Less
A team of archaeologists, historians, and climate scientists have constructed a history of Rome’s lead pollution, allowing them to approximate Mediterranean economic activity from 1,100 BC. to 800 AD. They found the data deep in the Greenland Ice Sheet . . . ... See MoreSee Less
. . . the exhibition features manuscripts dating as far back as the 9th century . . . giving insights into the character of Irish life, society and social institutions in the early to late medieval era . . . ... See MoreSee Less
While the integration of Arab migrants sparks ongoing debates, one thing is for sure: language-wise, Arabic has long arrived in Germany. Both English and German have many common words that stem from t...
The project proposed here aims at systematically analysing, for the first time, the Irish contribution to the intellectual formation of Europe on the basis of one subject, computus (calendrical science), making accessible still unknown key texts and conducting a comprehensive analysis of the computistical manuscript composed between c. 600 and 900 in key areas of Irish influence. ... See MoreSee Less
3 Funded PhD scholarships in Medieval History Department of History, Trinity College Dublin Application deadline: 11 June 2018 Starting date: 3 September 2018 Duration: 4 years Stipend: €16,000 per ...
Art history students at UCLA with guidance from Professor Meredith Cohen and Curator Larisa Grollemond introduce us to eighteen animals of the medieval bestiary in this Book of Beasts blog series. The posts complement the exhibition Book of Beasts, on view at the Getty Center from May 14 to August 18, 2019. ... See MoreSee Less
Readers of [the MIT Technology Review] will have been following the emergence of computational history as a discipline. Students are beginning to benefit . . . The question now is how this new discipline will change the way we understand our past and use this newfound knowledge to benefit our future. ... See MoreSee Less