Enroll: MOOC Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain

Roger Martinez is pleased to announce the launch of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that specifically focuses on medieval Spanish paleography training. The course is called Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain and it will be offered on a monthly basis on coursera.org at https://www.coursera.org/learn/burgos-deciphering-secrets-medieval-spain. The next class begins on 9 April 2018. This six-week course isContinue reading “Enroll: MOOC Burgos: Deciphering Secrets of Medieval Spain”

Romanesque Virgin found inside walls of Spanish church

A carving of the Virgin Mary, dating to the late twelfth or early thirteeth century, has been found during works on the tower of Utande church, Guadalajara, in central Spain. The work contains much original polychrome, especially in the face. It is most likely it was originally a sedes sapientiae figure, with Christ sitting in herContinue reading “Romanesque Virgin found inside walls of Spanish church”