The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages is nearing completion! There is now a sleek, no-nonsense cover featuring Judgement Day from the Bamberg Apocalypse (see below). Final proofs are due next week and the CUP website seems to be suggesting publication in November... which might also be when Bede and the Future sees the light of… Continue reading Apocalypse Cover!
I’ve posted a couple of times about the 2014 International Conference on the Science of Computus. It took place this last weekend and was every bit as strong and stimulating as I’d hoped. (I also tweeted highlights as it unfolded). Computus is not mainstream, I think it’s fair to say. It is not ‘Kings! Power!… Continue reading Early Medieval Science in Galway: The Report
Last week news broke that a unique silver bowl had been discovered by Leiden archaeologists during digs at Oegstgeest in the Netherlands. There isn't too much to be said just yet, because the full findings at the site will need to be analysed. The initial story - online here - announces that the find is… Continue reading 7th Century Silver Bowl Discovered!