Middle Ages

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Culture of chivalry is not quite dead, but it certainly is not what it used to be, new book shows

Essays on the concept are useful for their discussions of arms, heraldry, castles and gardens as well as its long lasting effect on European culture

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Book looks at the persistence of the scroll throughout the Middle Ages

Even when the codex became ubiquitous, scrolls held a special place for the written word

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Exhibitions

Medieval or modern? Show on 'time' in the Middle Ages reveals similarities between life then and now

Morgan Library exhibition includes 55 calendars, Bibles and chronicles

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Books

Illuminating scholarship

Catalogues of the illuminated manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library and the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Victoria & Albert Museum

No, not Madonna the singer in the V&A's new Medieval and Renaissance galleries

How the Victoria & Albert Museum’s new Medieval and Renaissance galleries have dealt with our ignorance of Christianity

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Books: Sinuous nudes and protestant propaganda as English analytical works on Cranach increase

The Cranach exhibition catalogue and a book on technical aspects of his work

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Victoria & Albert Museum

The UK arts minister on creativity without cash, and the Victoria and Albert Museum’s splendid exhibition of late medieval art

Excellence? Access? Go to “Gothic”

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Gothic: art for England, 1400-1547, Victoria & Albert Museum

300 objects illustrating all facets of medieval life

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A rich harvest for medieval art enthusiasts that includes the V&A’s exhibition catalogue, a study of stained glass, and a survey of folk art

A Medieval Renaissance for art of the Middle Ages