Mysterious Unfinished Page From Long-Lost Medieval Book Offers Rare Insight to Process of Illuminating a Manuscript

Bread in Medieval Europe

Rogier van der Weyden: ‘The Last Judgment’, 1446-1452, Oil on Wood 

Happy Hug a Medievalist Day!

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Featuring manuscripts curators hugging, a not-so-happy Iseult touching King Mark, Abelard embracing Heloise, a horseback hug (difficult stuff!), and hugging disciples from a gospel book.