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Gustav Klimt, Adolphe Stoclet and… Gentile da Fabriano, or: Some Thoughts on Art-Nouveau and the Middle Ages

As mentioned in my previous post, I spent most of last week at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds and, as promised, a proper conference report will appear here soon or at least soonish… Today’s post, however, will be dedicated … Continue reading

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Postcards from 5th century Naples

I’ve just returned from another trip to London and, yes, a London-related post is forthcoming. But before I get to that, here’s one more post about Naples… Looking for illustrations for my last post, I was browsing through several files … Continue reading

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Twitter, and a new regular feature

This is just a quick note to let you know that, much to my own amazement, I have just created a Twitter account. Until recently my interest in Twitter has been very limited, but some of my favourite bloggers are … Continue reading

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To the ghosts who write history books

When it comes to writing the first post of a new blog, there appear to be two different schools of thought: On the one hand, there are those who begin with some sort of “welcome post” introducing themselves and the … Continue reading

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