Episode 33 – Sacred MeasurementsMedieval measurement developed as a bodily reference tool, often relying on an object’s relationship to the human body to determine its size, scale or weight. Today, measurement may seem like a natural part of our lives, but have you ever wondered how a unit of space or volume was developed? WhatContinue reading “Podcast Episodes: Les Enluminures, Sacred Measurements (Episode 33) and Feasts (Episode 34)”
Les Enluminures have released the 32nd episode of their podcast, available online via this link. Short winter days are now upon us. Usually we don’t consider the actual day to be shortened, however. There may be less daylight, but the measure of the day does not change throughout the year. Why is this? The transitionContinue reading “Podcast Episode: Les Enluminures, Time, Daylight, and a November Calendar”
Les Enluminures have released the 14th episode of their podcast, available online via this link. Who is Christine de Pizan? Most know of her as a prolific medieval author, or at least know that she found a seat at Judy Chicago’s table. But how did she work and procure materials? Who worked for her and withContinue reading “Podcast Episode: Les Enluminures, Christine de Pizan’s Workshop with Inès Villela-Petit”
Canterbury Cathedral created this special podcast series during lockdown to give you a sense of what makes the site so special and to learn something of its unique and colourful history. UNESCO World Heritage Site, Seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and The Mother Church of the Worldwide Anglican Communion, the Cathedral has been aContinue reading “Podcast Series: Cathedral Stories by Canterbury Cathedral”
In this episode Dr. Nina Rowe discusses her latest book The Illuminated World Chronicle: Tales from the Late Medieval City with our host Sandra Hindman. They discuss some of the thrilling and often titillating stories found in World Chronicle manuscripts including the tale of the Devil on Noah’s Ark.
Hosted by Meaghan Allen and Eleanora Narbone, the podcast explores various connections between the modern world and the medieval, from pop culture references to marginalia details, Modern Medieval strives to bridge the gap of knowledge in a fun, engaging and accessible way.
The Paul Mellon Centre has now released seven episodes of a new podcast series, British Art Talks, which are permanently available across our website, Spotify and Apple Podcasts. Each episode features new research and aims to enhance and expand knowledge of British art and architecture. Please see the full list of episodes below. Medieval related podcasts include: “What Will SurviveContinue reading “Podcast Series: British Art Talks, Paul Mellon Centre”
This new student-run podcast brings you weekly doses of the medieval world and features scholars who share their research and serve as episode “experts.” We hope to make Medieval Studies more accessible to students and anyone else who wants to know more about the Middle Ages.