Glossary term for the period between the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages.
As we’re now globally preoccupied with the Corona/Covid virus, a question popped into my head about possible analogies in the early medieval period. I did not have an immediate answer ready, but then I noticed this Twitter thread. Same question. A fascinating answer!
Podcast covering the entire Middle Ages.
This international project is hosted by the University of Aberdeen since 2008. It is an impressive database of skaldic poetry from the Middle Ages. It covers the ninth until the fourteenth centuries and includes material from Scandinavia and Scandinavian territories. Between 2007 and 2017 four volumes have been produced in print. Visit site: The Skaldic Project.
Without question one of my most favourite sites. Hunt anything medieval here, especially if you are looking for scholarly news, articles, conferences and information. They also have funny quirks on the side: funny quizzes and an overview of castles for sales. Last but not least, they also have a digital magazine. Visit site: medievalists.net.