Behind a mask of cutting-edge, machine-learning technology, Faception continues the ancient and outdated practice of physical profiling (racial and otherwise).
The final episode of Medieval Avengers features Panteleimon (Medical Martyr), Vitus (Miracle Child), and Cyriacus (Philanthropic Exorcist).
You might be interested in my new blog: Dēor-hord: a medieval and modern bestiary. This blog reimagines medieval animals. It’s the collaborative endeavour of a medievalist and an artist.
The Medieval Avengers posts continue, this time with two badass soldier saints, one of whom continues to be famous throughout the Christian world, the other whose veneration didn’t long outlast the Middle Ages.
This episode of Medieval Avengers looks at two saints with atypical heads: Denis (Super Cephalophore) and Christopher (The Giant Dog-head).
A subgroup of the Medieval Avengers is the team of animal-friendly supersaints: Eustace (a huntsman who wouldn’t hunt), Giles (a.k.a. Deer Man), and Blaise (a first-aider with a pig sidekick).
Originally posted on Old English Wordhord:
The top 5 posts in 2015 for Old English Wordhord are: meox: muck, dung, ordure, dirt. gyte-sǣl: joy at the pouring out of wine. scucca:…
The ‘wonderwomen’ of the Medieval Avengers are Margaret (a defeater of dragons), Catherine (a genius and badass), and Barbara (who will save you from lightning).
A year and a half ago I wrote a post that explored how saints were the superheroes of the Middle Ages. This team of saints is the medieval equivalent of Marvel’s Avengers.