Frederic II Hunting with Birds
Frederic II, Holy-Roman Emperor, is known for his audacious life, his great Italian castles and his wars with the Pope. But he was also an avid patron of the arts. His hunting book is one of his great legacies….
Medieval Histories 2015, september No. 18
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Golden Panel from Lüneburg
One of the highlights of Hannover Landesmuseum is the remains of the so-called “Goldene Tafel” which once decorated the high altar of the Benedictine Abbey S. Michaelis in Lüneburg….
Celts, art and identity is a major exhibition at the British Museum 2015. Trying very hard to deconstruct the Celtic myth, it is nevertheless a fest for the eyes.
Empire of the Sea and King Cnut 1016-2016 is an international conference marking the millennium of Cnut’s conquest of England
This year France commemorates the 500-year anniversary of one of its more significant kings, Francis I. Together with Bibliothèque national de France the Château de Blois has mounted an exhibition of his library in its original surroundings
This year France celebrates the cultural and artistic heritage from the reign of Francis I. After an exhibition in Paris has ended, Chantilly offers insights into the life of the king and his reign.
A sumptuous exhibition of medieval embroidered art made of gold and silk in the Museum Catharijneconvent shows some of the best preserved medieval liturgical garments preserved in Europe.
Events marking the anniversary of the martyr death of Czech church reformer, Jan Hus, will culminate on Monday, July 6, when 600 years have passed since his burning at the stake.
Franciscan art flourished in the Late Middle Ages as the religious movement spread all over Europe as well as Asia. This summer the Accademia in Florence shows a spectacular selection
Sweet, delicate, gentle and just some of the epithets clinging to the current exhibition of late medieval Swabian sculpture at Musée de Cluny in Paris this summer