Medieval Tweets, Posts, and Other Related Materials

Roman-related:
While the Roman era was pre-medieval, there were some tweets pointing to interesting Roman-related issues.

Early Roman site found in Gloucestershire

Roman Era gold coin found in India. Head of Nero.

Isn’t it amazing how far afield Romans (and/or their money) went?

Roman burial ground found on land in Maryport

Aldborough Roman Site

Medieval Excavations in Ireland, especially at Tralee:
Abstract of Rose M. Cleary’s scholarly article, “Excavation of an early medieval settlement and other sites at Dromthacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry”

Medievalists.Net article on the same topic: Excavation of an early medieval settlement and other sites at Dromthacker, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Early Medieval Ireland: Archaeological Excavations 1903-2004, a PDF

Viking Age Headcoverings from Dublin, vol. 6, by Elizabeth Wincott Heckett

The Kerry Museum

Database of Irish excavation reports

Index to Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society Journals

Medieval Festivals:
700 Images from Abbey Medieval Festival in Australia

James Robertson’s photos of the fair at Ft. Tryon Park, NY, USA and at Sands Point Preserve, NY, USA

A source for finding fairs

Canterbury Cathedral:
Canterbury Cathedral Library Reopens from the BBC

Main website for Canterbury Cathedral

World Heritage article

Medieval and Christianity:
The Pagn Influence on Christian Art in Ireland is from the Journal for Undergraduate Research. It’s well written and has nice illustrations. Going to send it on to a friend who is taking students to Europe next summer on Christian art study.

It was tweeted from medievalists.net, but the original site had all the pretty pictures, so I just linked to it.

Wisdom Literature in Early Ireland, this is the original paper. The Medievalists.net publication of the same information.

Matters of Time: Manipulation of Memory in Early Irish Hagiography from Medievalists.net. At the original site, in a PDF without the pretty picture Medievalists.net added.

Questionable Content:
1066 in an Hour, available at the app store.

However, I have a question. If it’s an hour, why does it say 21.37 for time?

The whole History in an Hour website. They have iPad apps.

One thought on “Medieval Tweets, Posts, and Other Related Materials”

  1. Regarding 1066 in an hour, the 21.37 is just a time stamp as this image is supposed to represent what it looks like on a real i-phone. It is in no way related to content or how long it will take you to read it.

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