All posts tagged "Middle Ages"
Art Review: Albrecht Dürer: Virtuoso Printmaker at the Museum of Fine Arts, BostonSeptember 21, 2022
The earlier prints from each series are flatter, the lines more bold and calligraphic, the details...
A New Look at Rome’s Rousing Middle AgesAugust 3, 2022
When its doors first opened in 1734, the Capitoline Museum, which stands upon the hilltop that...
The Travels of Marco Polo Translated by W. MarsdenJuly 31, 2022
It seems that world is more fantastic than our own travel brochures today can suggest for...
Agincourt by Bernard CornwellJuly 22, 2022
Much more serious, though, is the book’s take on the medieval world as a whole. Alongside...
God’s Crucible by David Levering LewisJuly 1, 2022
For English-speaking peoples, 1066 and 1776 still evoke powerful recollections of liberty lost and freedom won....
Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New YorkSeptember 28, 2021
The Metropolitan Museum exhibition charts the fascinating, if complex, process of cultural transformation that took place...
In Case You Missed… Christopher Smith’s Black DeathOctober 11, 2020
Most movies like Black Death exploit the historical context to take shots at organized religion with...