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10 New Youtube Videos for Medieval Lovers - Volume 2

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We found 10 more new videos on Youtube about the Middle Ages.

Rediscovered: Medieval Books at Birkbeck 

This video introduces University of London - Birkbeck's small collection of four medieval books: three fifteenth-century manuscripts and one printed book. The books had been forgotten, and unstudied, for many years, until they were rediscovered in late 2015. The books are very different: a French book of hours, an Italian book of statutes, an Italian book of classical wisdom, and a Venetian printed book of the history of the Trojan War. Professor Anthony Bale and Dr Isabel Davis talk about the books' story and introduce some aspects of the books' iconography and meaning.



Friendships from a Medieval Perspective

Anotenella Liuzzo Scorpo at the University of Lincoln spends 60 seconds to talk about friendships in the Middle Ages.

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Pisa: The city at the end of fourteenth century 

A 3D reconstruction of Pisa by Professor Michele Berretta of the University of Bologna.



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St. Magnus, Chaucer and Donaeld the Unready - what's new in the Middle Ages

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In this week's news roundup of all things medieval, you can read about creating the face of St.Magnus, good reads about the Vikings, and someone having fun on Twitter. 

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What's New With Vikings! and more medieval news

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We are back with doing roundups of the medieval news! Let's start with a few recent pieces for fans of all things Norse...


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And our image of the week is this zodiac sign of Aquarius in a 13/14th century manuscript


10 New Youtube Videos for Medieval Lovers

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A roundup of ten recent videos on Youtube for those interested in Medieval Studies
Andalusian Stories profiles Francisco GutiƩrrez, who reproduces manuscripts and designs new miniatures applying the same techniques and materials used by master illuminators of the Middle Ages. You can also take a look at his website here.


Rowan Taylor, a blacksmith who works on the restoration and conservation of medieval iron wear, has uploaded this video showing how to create a medieval trowel.



Last year Jackson Crawford of the University of California at Berkeley began a series teaching about the Norse language and culture. His videos have been getting a strong number of viewers because of the great content and Crawford's straightforward style.



Richard Scott Nokes takes a look at the Saga of the Volsungs in his latest Professor Awesome video podcast



A pair of interviews with Christian Raffensperger, Associate Professor at Wittenberg University, about his books on medieval Rus.





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News Roundup - The 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings

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How the anniversary celebrations and the re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings at Battle Abbey was reported in the media... [View the story "News Roundup - The 950th Anniversary of the Battle of Hastings" on Storify]

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle manuscripts digitized and more medieval news

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Our weekly roundup of medieval news starts with the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle...


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