Grave Bj 581: the Viking Warrior that was a womanLecture by Charlotte Hedenstierna-JonsonGiven at Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting on March 12, 2019HumanArts AIA Lecture – Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson – March 12, 2019 from Assumption College on Vimeo.Abstract: In September 2017, the American Journal of Physical Anthropology (AJPA) published a paper under the title ‘A female Viking warrior confirmed by genomics’ (Hedenstierna-Jonson et al 2017).
The Bible moralisée of Naples (c. 1340-1350, Naples, Italy) is housed in the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris. Commissioned by Robert of Naples, also known as Robert the Wise, at the end of his reign and completed in the early 1350s during the reign of his granddaughter Joanna – the work takes us through more than a century of the dynastic history of France and Italy.
Ring-givers and Romans : the cultural roots of Anglo-Saxon church architectureHundley, Catherine EdithMaster of Arts Thesis, Georgetown University (2010)For at least two hundred years, scholars have debated the architectural influences affecting Anglo-Saxon churches. By recognizing the presence of continental building elements, critics often dismissed pre-Conquest churches as inferior imitations of Roman or Carolingian design.
Henry Fowler1908-2000American Secretary of the TreasuryHenry Fowler was born on September 5, 1908, in Roanoke, Virginia. After graduating from Roanoke College in 1929, he obtained a doctorate in law from Yale University in 1933. From 1934 to 1939, Fowler worked as counsel for the Tennessee Valley Authority, and served in various government administrative posts during World War II.
It’s no mystery that medieval people ate fish. However how did they get onto the trestle tables and trenchers?Most medieval industries aren’t fully documented, however there is a surprisingly high volume of material relating to medieval fishing, fish collection, fish trading, and fish farming. Simple devices like fish hooks and spears were used by individuals, but fish harvesting happened on a commercial scale too.
A survey of the scholarship of Sir Gawain and the Green KnightCarver, Tommy RayMaster of Arts, Texas Tech University (1975)AbstractThe material in this study was selected to present a survey of criticism of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (SGGK), and spans the years from 1952-1970. Within these years, only the most significant criticisms od the poem have been surveyed.