6 search results for “middle ages”
Discantare Super Planum Cantum- New Approaches to Vocal Polyphonic Improvisation 1300-1470
Today’s performances of medieval polyphony have a lot in common with those of other ‘classical’ or ‘early’ music. Ensembles perform pieces written by known or lesser known composers, which the listener can revisit by listening to recordings or reading a score.
Markets and ports in perspective
A comparative study on the spatial origin and development of towns in the northern Netherlands, 700-1400.
Mobility of Ideas and Transmission of Texts. Vernacular Literature and Learning in the Rhineland and the Low Countries (ca. 1300-1550)
The programme focuses on the medieval dynamics of intellectual life in the Rhineland and the Low countries, nowadays divided over five countries (Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands) but one cultural region in the later Middle Ages.
Medieval times not a 'golden age' for the elderly in England
A golden age for the elderly because they were shown so much respect. This is how British historians portray the Middle Ages in England. PhD candidate Thijs Porck draws a different conclusion: the elderly first had to earn that respect.
Book copying and text reuse detection
Leiden University digitises 80,000 pages of medieval manuscripts
Leiden University Libraries and Brill publishing house have digitised one of the University's top collections. The collection is now available as an online publication: Codices Vossiani Latini Online.