Monthly Archives: September 2015

Four Medieval texts for Michaelmas

From the Clerk of Oxford http://aclerkofoxford.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/a-selection-of-st-michaels.html Advertisements

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Getting to Know Saint Junípero Serra, OFM [Video]

Originally posted on Dating God:
Within the next day, Pope Francis will celebrate the canonization mass of Fr. Junípero Serra, OFM, the Franciscan friar who founded the California missions in the 18th Century. Though many may have heard something about…

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The Winchester Psalter

Twelfth century, St Swithun’s Priory, private item   The vision of hell is spectacular http://www.facsimilefinder.com/articles/winchester-psalter-miniature-cycle/

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Hieronymus Bosch, virtual pilgrimage, and the memory of the crusades.

Originally posted on Remembered Places:
The paintings of Hieronymus Bosch (Jheronimus van Aken, c. 1450-1516) are famously rich in detail, beguiling, and hard to interpret. Amongst Bosch’s enigmatic works, one has been singled out as being especially hard to understand: his Epiphany…

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