Kategorie: Varia

histocamp – Das Barcamp für Geschichte (Bonn, 27./28. November 2015)

Dies ist ein Beitrag „in eigener Sache“, denn ich bin, und damit ist es auch das Mittelalterblog, an einer wunderbaren neuen Veranstaltung organisatorisch beteiligt: dem histocamp! Es ist das erste Barcamp für Geschichte und findet am 27./28. November 2015 im...

Asteriscos et obelos suis locis restitui – the revision of the Psalter during the Carolingian Renaissance

The Carolingian period is chiefly remembered as a period of renovatio. In joint cooperation, the Carolingian dynasty and intellectual elites saw to revision of a number of practices and texts. Some of the artifacts of these reforms and their agents...

Anglo-Saxon Women in England

On the topic of ordinary Anglo-Saxon women in England there are some limited sources of historical information. These are mostly in the form of wills and charters, literature and poetry and law codes of the Anglo-Saxon kings. More information exists...

Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy 1468-1477

Margaret of York was the daughter of one of the principal families who fought the War of the Roses in England during the 15th century.  She lost some important family members in the War but two of her brothers became...