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.
This is just a quick note to call attention to the updated ‘About’ section. Also, there will be a proper new post very soon. In the meantime, here’s an adorable video about medieval hedgehogs to enjoy.
This month I attended my first International Congress on Medieval Studies (ICMS, aka the ’zoo) at Kalamazoo, Michigan. (For all you non-medievalists out there, yes, Kalamazoo is a real place.)
Sticky research captures the interest of the non-expert as well as the expert. If you want other people to love bog bodies as much as you do, use your imagination. Make those bog bodies sticky.
As part of this year’s Arts and Humanities Festival, several of us at King’s College London decided to address the theme of ‘Underground’ by inviting people to experience the three remaining medieval crypts in London: St Etheldreda’s, Whitefriars, and St Bride’s.