Listening to the Medieval book

Listening to the Medieval book

Dr. Erik Kwakkel and Dr. Beth Harris look at two manuscripts: 1) Boethius, De institutione arithmetica, c. 1100, The Hague), Royal Library, MS...
Ivory panel with Archangel (Byzantine)

Ivory panel with Archangel (Byzantine)

Byzantine panel with archangel, Ivory leaf from diptych, c. 525-50, 16.8 x 5.6 x 0.35 in. (42.8 x 14.3 x 0.9 cm), probably from...
Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral (Notre Dame de Chartres), c.1145 and 1194 - c. 12300 - 9:17 West Façade and Royal Portal 9:17 - 16:44 Interior, Flying Buttresses,...
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, marble, 359 C.E. (Treasury of Saint Peter's Basilica) Please note that due to photography restrictions, the images used in the...
Holding on to pagan traditions in the early Christian era: The Symmachi Panel

Holding on to pagan traditions in the early Christian era: The Symmachi Panel

The Symmachi Panel, c. 400 C.E., ivory (Victoria and Albert Museum, London). Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris source
An introduction to Medieval scripts

An introduction to Medieval scripts

Can you tell the difference between Carolingian Minuscule and Gothic script? Watch this video and you'll learn how. A conversation with Dr. Erik Kwakkel...
Historiated capitals, Church of Sant Miquel, Camarasa (Noguera)

Historiated capitals, Church of Sant Miquel, Camarasa (Noguera)

Historiated capitals from the crossing of the Church of Sant Miquel of the castle of Camarasa (Noguera), early 13th century, stone, 77 x 1.65...
Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral (Durham, England), begun c. 1093. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris source
Sienese Art: Duccio, Martini, and Lorenzetti

Sienese Art: Duccio, Martini, and Lorenzetti

Works discussed: Duccio di Buoninsegna, Madonna Enthroned, c. 1285 (Uffizi Gallery, Florence) Simone Martini, Annunciation Altarpiece, 1333 (Uffizi Gallery, Florence) Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Effects of Good Government...
An Anglo-Saxon treasure, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, collected across Europe and Asia

An Anglo-Saxon treasure, The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial, collected across Europe and Asia

The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (early Anglo-Saxon) at The British Museum including: Buckles and assorted pieces, Sword belt, Helmet, Great Gold Buckle, Purse Lid,...