Neatorama Posts Tagged "Medieval"
What the Heck Is Going on in This Medieval Manuscript Illustration?

The Bodleian Library at Oxford houses a 1436 manus...  ...tle during a general bovine uprising. It's like a medieval Higgins boat. It was notably unsuccessful because...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/02/19/What-the-Heck-Is-Going-on-in-This-Medieval-Manuscript-Illustration/
Flyting Was Medieval England's Version of an Insult-Trading Rap Battle

Humanity has a long tradition of trading witty ins...  ...One in particular survives in the literature from medieval Britain. Back then, it was called flyting.Flyting...  ...r and Walter Kennedy for the court of James IV. A medieval rap battle between two clever men, it featured th...  ...tological humor.See som...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/14/Flyting-Was-Medieval-Englands-Version-of-an-Insult-Trading-Rap-Battle/
The Medieval Guide to Predicting the New Year

(Photo by the Royal Library)What will the new year...  ...the Royal Library)What will the new year be like? Medieval science informs us with precise accuracy. In the...  ...he new year. This year, that's a Friday. The blog Medievalists quotes the manuscript:If the first of January com...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/01/05/The-Medieval-Guide-to-Predicting-the-New-Year/
Medieval Star Wars

A couple of years ago, we showed you an illuminati...  ...we showed you an illumination of Yoda found in a medieval manuscript. Then there was another one. It turns...  ...'t the only depictions of Star Wars characters in medieval literature. After all, it was a long time ago, ev...  ...en races. See them at the...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/12/23/Medieval-Star-Wars/
Medieval Medical Experiments

There is a myth that medical science did not progr...  ...ts history and culture. Anyway, some believe that medieval physicians only relied on ancient knowledge passe...  ...pital and befriended.While many of the cures that medieval doctors came up were terrifying and often useless...  ...out the medical experim...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/08/16/Medieval-Medical-Experiments/
Top 10 Medieval Butt-Licking Cats

Did you ever imagine that you’d see a &ldquo...  ...uo; list like this? It’s not so much that a medieval monk drew a cat in the margins of an illuminated...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/30/Top-10-Medieval-Butt-Licking-Cats/
11 Somewhat Lesser-Known Monsters...

We all know about dragons, mermaids, and unicorns, but there are plenty of other fantastical beasts handed down through the centuries that don’t get as much as today. Yes, our ancestors had documented bestiaries fu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/12/11-Somewhat-Lesser-Known-Monsters/
Medieval Reaction Images

When you and your mate are having beef and the o...  ...settle it is... pic.twitter.com/E6lsiVtvhO— Medieval Reactions (@ MedievalReacts ) March 27, 2015 It’s Friday night and it&r...  ...experience like? You can Snapchat it or just use Medieval manuscript illustrat...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/12/Medieval-Reaction-Images/
Fun and Games With The World's Oldest Deck of Cards...

The world’s oldest complete deck of playing cards comes to us from the 15th century. The Flemish Hunting Deck, now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has four suites (hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/05/Fun-and-Games-With-The-Worlds-Oldest-Deck-of-Cards/
14th Century Yoda...

We’ve seen some pretty unusual things that p...  ...ve seen some pretty unusual things that pop up in medieval religious manuscripts. Now it appears that one fe...  ...ago in a galaxy far, far away. Julian Harrison of Medieval Manuscripts told NPR:"The Yoda image comes from a...  ...to say that it really w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/18/14th-Century-Yoda/




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