Middle Ages

If one symbol represents love, power, royalty, beauty, sensuality, and mysticism–it is the rose. This slide show will focus on the prominence of roses in Western art from the first millennium BCE to…
The Vikings are coming... again! In 2014 The British Museum followed on from the success of Pompeii Live with another live broadcast- this time from the exhibition Vikings: life and legend. Here is…
A conversation with Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris in the Basilica of Santa Croce, Florence, in front of St. Francis and scenes from his life, 1240s-1260s, panel (Bardi Chapel, Basilica of…
Corrie and Nat discuss the Bayeux Tapestry which, spoiler alert: is not even really a tapestry! Listen to this Art History Babe Brief to learn more about this unique depiction of the Norman Conquest…
In a new text from Cambridge Press, authors Elina Gertsman and Barbara H. Rosenwein offer readers easy access to understanding a complex period of time. "The Middle Ages in 50 Objects" (Cambridge…