The Colour of Money: Crusaders and Coins in the Thirteenth-Century Baltic SeaMyrberg, NanouschkaStockholm Studies in Archaeology, 53, (2010)AbstractThe colourful dark agesThis paper investigates how colour was perceived differently in the European Middle Ages and carried significance beyond what we ascribe it today.
Perceptions of beauty in Renaissance artBy Neil HaughtonJournal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Vol.3 (2004)Abstract: The Renaissance was a cultural revolution that spread from Florence, in 1400, throughout Italy and into the rest of Europe. Its impetus was the philosophy of Humanism, which strove to resurrect and emulate the literature and art of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Traveler’s Tips from the 14th Century: The Detours of Ibn BattutaLecture by Paul Cobb, University of PennsylvaniaGiven at Penn Museum on December 4, 2013In 1325, a Moroccan scholar named Ibn Battuta set out to do a bit of traveling. When he finally returned to his homeland 30 years later, he had visited the equivalent of over 40 modern countries, traversed the entire eastern hemisphere, and logged about 73,000 miles.
Imperator(Str: 1. 906& 39;; b. 98& 39;3& 34;; dr. 35& 39;2& 34;; s. 23.5 k.)Imperator, a German passenger liner, was built by Vulcan Works, Hamburg, Germany, in 1910. Following the Armistice 11 November 1918, she was taken over from Germany by the Food Shipping and Finance Agreement. She sailed to Brest, France; was acquired there by the Navy 5 May l919; and commissioned the same day, Captain J.
Chaucer and the Early ChurchKaiser, Melanie L. and Dean, James M.Medieval Forum Vol. 5 (2006)Although some Chaucerians have questioned the place and integrity of Chaucer’s Second Nun’s Tale, we believe it has an important use in the Canterbury book. Few of the other tales address spiritual issues relevant to the pilgrimage, but the Second Nun’s Tale directly addresses the religious purpose of the Canterbury journey.