Clairvaux 1115 – 2015
Aube en Champagne celebrates the 900th anniversary of the Cistercian foundation, the Abbey of Claivaux in 2015 with a major exhibition….
Medieval Histories 2015 May, No 14
This week we focus on Cistercian Studies…
Cistercian Studies Conference in Kalamazoo – Past and Future
Brian Patrick McGuire tells about his life-long immersion in Cistercian Studies and the Cistercian Studies Conference in Kalamazoo….
Cistercians at Kalamazoo 2015
1115 Clairvaux was founded in France. Commemorating the events 900 years later, the 2015 Cistercian Studies Conference will once more be held at Kalamazoo….
New Cistercian Studies – A Handlist of Good Books
Cistercian Studies is a fruitful field inside Medieval Studies in general. Here is a list of books, which can be used as introduction….
Medieval Venice under Siege by Cruise Ships
Italian big business and – probably – corrupt politicians wish to dig a canal in the lagoon at Venice, enabling gargantuan cruise-ships to hover over the skyline of the medieval city…
Sunken Dream of Venice
No-one in their right mind travels to Venice these days. Overcrowded with tourists and empty of local Venetians, it does no inspire to any sort of travel, but that of the armchair. We bring you a short overview of the history and a list of books…
Medieval riverboat found in the Grado Lagoon
Medieval riverboat from the 10th century has been discovered in the river Stella near the Grado Lagoon close to Udine in Northern Italy…
In Sacred Plunder, David Perry argues that plundered relics, and narratives about them, played a central role in shaping the memorial legacy of the Fourth Crusade and the development of Venice’s civic identity in the thirteenth century…
Aube en Champagne celebrates the 900th anniversary of the Cistercian foundation, the Abbey of Clairvaux in 2015
Exciting exhibition at the Bargello in Firenze tells the story of medieval travellers and their journeys
The City Museum in Barcelona has remodeled its exhibition devoted to the period from Late Antiquity and into the 8th century: the Visigothic period
Next month a Joan of Arc Installation opens in Rouen. It appears she is set up to surpass Madame Tusseauds and turn into a digitized saint
For the first time in a hundred years the private Thomée Collection, containing priceless medieval and renaissance art, is on show in Aachen
The battle at Agincourt in Nord-Pas-de Calais is famous for the heroic fight between the outnumbered English archers and the French iron-clad chivalry. This year England and France commemorates the battle.
2015 France celebrates the 500-year anniversary of the coronation of Francis I in Reims
2015 England and with it large parts of the Anglo-Saxon World is set to celebrate the 800-year anniversary of Magna Carta. A spat of books are in the crucible