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This is a special message to just say thanks for all the support from all the medieval music lovers out there.
CEU Medieval Studies Faculty Research Seminar: Knowledge Unlimited: Intellectual Curiosity and Innovation in Byzantium
Faculty Research Seminar: Knowledge Unlimited: Intellectual Curiosity and Innovation in Byzantium Date: Monday, November 23, 2015 – 5:30pm Byzantine epistemic discourse inherited the Peripatetic premise according to which the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake was in accordance with human nature. It also appropriated, however, the Stoic, and later Christian, concern with the intensification and […]
Deep in the hills of Transylvania, not far from the cave of the bats and wolves, sits Bran Castle. For centuries it has sat perched there amid the stereotypical howling of wolves and slithering of bat-snakes. These days it is often called Dracula Castle by tourists even though, as this article points out, the castle’s […]
This won’t come as a surprise to many of you, but the attached article points out that medieval themed shows are lately dominating the airwaves. Whether it is the show “Vikings” which uses real ships instead of CGI, or the Borgias which came out a few years back, or the Game of Thrones which is […]