This is a collection of links to news items of various types related to medieval studies. These are posted chronologically.
- The Svetlana Tomekovic Database of Byzantine Art. From Princeton's Index of Christian Art.
- On the life and writings of Sir Steven Runciman. The great British scholar of Byzantium.
- Jewel-like Paintings from Medieval Italian Choir Books on View at Metropolitan Museum of Art. November, 2008. From Artdaily.
- Has the ancient capital city of the Khazars been discovered? From the Associated Press, September 2008.
- Tunic Worn by Saint Francis Identified
- On the Recent Restoration of the Stained Glass at Chartres Cathedral
- Modern Fables about Medieval Life. These have been traveling the internet for years and so have acquired a certain credibility--but they're not true! So read and wonder and laugh but do not cite these in your Medieval Art class work...
- A Medieval Town Prays for a Renaissance On a tiny medieval Italian town, one of many bypassed by the modern world and threatened with abandonment.
- Medival people unfairly characterized as short Medieval folks, judging by their height, may actually have been healthier than those of the 17th and 18th centuries.
- The Early Christian church of Santa Maria Antiqua reopens after years of restoration
Exhibitions : Actual and Virtual; Current and Recent Past
- Medieval Mystery This is a remnant of an innovative interactive Web site devoted to exploring the identity of the artist or artists of a group of Late Medieval paintings. From the Clark Art Institute. Very well done; a pity the full site was removed.
- The Glory of Byzantium A landmark exhibition at the MMA, the essentials of which are preserved here.
- The Art of the Book in the Middle Ages From the MMA; a short text with links to many examples. Very helpful for medieval manuscript studies.
- Gothic: Art for England, 1400-1547
An exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
- The Medieval Collection of the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, Maryland. This is an excellent short overview of the kinds of objects we are looking at in this course.
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