The Scriptorium is a collection of resources and things of interest relating to the medieval period in history. Intended for the hobbyist, re-enactor, teacher and researcher it includes useful links, a glossary of medieval terms, suppliers and much more.
Rare self-portrait of a medieval artist While a lot of medieval manuscripts with colourful drawings survive, we are usually not shown the artists who decorated the pages. This image is therefore exceptional, because it does. In fact, we see him.
Back home in France it was the most influential preacher of his day ST BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX galvanised the populace into relaunching another Crusade, with King Louis VII of France and Conrad III of Germany who took up arms.
In this collection of essays lawyers Frank Brennan and Julian Burnside are joined by eminent thinkers, teachers and activists. They clarify the issues, explain the truth of the law, clear away the spin. Their words empower us with knowledge.