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Over 3000 scholars, historians, writers, students and medievalists came to Kalamazoo, Michigan over the last four days, where they took part in the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies.Through 547 sessions, papers were delivered on a wide variety of topics, ranging from “The Trial of the Templars in Germany” to “What Can Games Teach Us and Our Students about the Middle Ages?
Medieval Nine-Men’s Morris with DiceBy Ulrich SchädlerBoard Games Studies, Vol.3 (2000)Introduction: Nine-men’s morris played with dice is a nearly forgotten medieval variant of the merels games. A description of the game is given in the “Libro del Alquerque” (fol. 92r), a chapter of the magnificent treatise about board- and dice-games written on behalf of Alfonso X, king of Castile and Leon, and finished one year before the king’s death in 1283.
Located in the heart of downtown Annapolis, Maryland, the William Paca House and Garden is a renovated 18th-century Georgian mansion which overlooks a two-acre pleasure garden. This National Historic Landmark, restored by the Historic Annapolis Foundation, iss accredited by the American Association of Museums.
‘Sons of athelings given to the earth’: Infant Mortality within Anglo-Saxon Mortuary GeographyBy Duncan SayerMedieval Archaeology, Volume 58, Issue 1 (November 2014)Abstract: For 20 or more years early Anglo-Saxon archaeologists have believed children are under-represented in the cemetery evidence. They conclude that excavation misses small bones, that previous attitudes to reporting overlook the very young, or that infants and children were buried elsewhere.
A monastic treasure written in Scotland 700 years ago has been acquired by the National Library of Scotland.We& 39;re delighted to acquire the Sweetheart Breviary – a rare medieval manuscript – pic.twitter.com/gqxplToU9x— National Library (@natlibscot) February 17, 2016The early 14th century Breviary, from Sweetheart Abbey near Dumfries, is the Library’s most important medieval manuscript acquisition for 30 years.