Find out which Anglo-Saxon manuscripts found their way into Vikings, The Last Kingdom and Assassin's Creed: Valhalla!
Anglo-Saxon obscenities: Explicit art from early medieval England
From the Bayeux Tapestry erection to well-endowed figurines of Woden, naked devils and a sinner pulling not just at his beard. This blog post is full of Anglo-Saxon obscenities!
Heads on sticks: Decapitation and impalement in early medieval England
A good way to keep out unwanted visitors and an inspiration to authors and artists: decapitation and impalement in Anglo-Saxon England.
The Illustrated Old English Hexateuch: An early medieval picture book
This blog post focuses on one of the most extensively illustrated books from the Middle Ages: The Illustrated Old English Hexateuch (The British Library, Cotton Claudius B.IV). A unique picture book from early medieval England. The Illustrated Old English Hexateuch as a picture book Thirty-three goats, twenty-six sheep, thirty-one camels, thirty cows and twenty-nine asses. … Continue reading The Illustrated Old English Hexateuch: An early medieval picture book