Apocalypse, Merovingian and Modern

Last week Cambridge University Press published my new book, The Apocalypse in the Early Middle Ages! This, I thought, would be a good time to reflect on a couple of themes from the book. The idea that people believed that the world would end, and probably soon, is often not taken too seriously. For many… Continue reading Apocalypse, Merovingian and Modern

Post-Classical Libraries: A Workshop

Last year saw the publication of two volumes of essays on learning edited by colleagues over in Classics: Ancient Libraries and Encyclopaedism from Antiquity to the Renaissance. These well-received collections came out of a project conceptualising learning in the Roman World. Today, the ringleaders – Greg Woolf and Jason König – started planning a new… Continue reading Post-Classical Libraries: A Workshop