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Upcoming lecture: Animal metaphors in sources from the Age of Christianization in Central Europe

CEU Medieval Studies Department CEU - Monument Building, Gellner Room Budapest, Nádor u. 9 Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm The Christianization Age in Central Europe is a milieu of continuous encounter among peoples from different cultural and ethnical environments and of efforts from the Christian side to evangelize and extend the… Continue reading Upcoming lecture: Animal metaphors in sources from the Age of Christianization in Central Europe

Medieval Radio Blog

42 Old English Insults

Has anyone ever called you a drate-poke?  Has anyone ever pointed in your general direction, saying, "Be off with you, you fopdoddle!"  ?? Have you ever had to endure the hurt of being called a saddle-goose? If you have escaped these misfortunes, then count yourself lucky.  In medieval England, nasty insults of this kind were… Continue reading 42 Old English Insults

Podcast

‘Past Perfect!’ Continues

CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents this and next week’s 'Past Perfect!' (May 5, 7-9) featuring poet, translator, and Eötvös Loránd University's linguist Dr. Ádám Nádasdy, who will talk about post-1066 England's multilingualism, the Anglo-Norman language, and the usage and development of English in the Middle Ages. Dr. Nádasdy will also talk about his current project… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Continues