Embroidered Hanging | German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Medieval theology often interpreted episodes from Hebrew scripture as prefigurations of events in the New Testament. The Sacrifice of Isaac, for example, was seen as an allusion to the Crucifixion. The present embroidery likely had a pendant depicting scenes from the life of Christ
Once I Was A Clever Boy
The church at which my friends were received in Peterborough was The Sacred Heart and St Oswald. I was delighted to find a modern church which by its dedication revived an ancient devotion in the city. The story can be found in St Bede's Ecclesiastical History of how St Oswald, King of Northumbria 633-641 not only sent out the remains of a feast to the beggars outside, but ordered that the silver plate on which the food was carried be also broken up and given to the poor. His guest, St…
Judith kills Holofernes Quill drawing, coloured; Illustration cycle Typology; Miniature ; South West Germany(?) , Austria(?) 1330 ; 1340 ; Vienna ; Austria; Vienna; Austrian National Library; cod. s. n. 2612 ; fol. 32v In Speculum Humanae Salvationis ; Mitteleuropäische Schulen I, Kat. 123 Image found at the "Institut für Realienkunde des Mittelalters und der frühen Neuzeit" on their Digital IMage Server via their search engine: www.imareal.oeaw.ac.at/realonline/
Yvain's fine clothes and handsome appearance certainly make a good impression on Laudine's people. How did people dress in those days?
The Knight with the Lion - an interactive educational resource for children and others based on medieval french stories about King Arthur and his Knights. Translation and adaptaion of poems by Chretien de Troyes and Marie de France. Contains historical link material on medieval life and society.
El traje medieval femenino en el S. XIV
El traje en la edad media continua evolucionando, no en la medida en que lo hace en la edad moderna a partir del S. XVI, ni tampoco en la medida en que cambian las modas ahora, y aunque en cada región lo haga de una manera y a un ritmo, hablaremos de ello de una manera generalizada para toda Europa. Hay prendas que subsisten durante algunos siglos, como el pellote español que en el resto de Europa se conoce por surcote, o la camisa, que es una prenda que se va transformando pero que nunca se…