Passover and Easter
This year, the Jewish Passover and the Christian Easter fall in the same week. A splendid occasion to remember how closely interwoven the two religions are; and to take note of two “new” important manuscripts emerging from private collections.
Exploring prejudice and persecution in the Medieval World, the Getty Center last year mounted an exhibition on Outcasts. Late autumn 2019, this initiative will be followed by another exhibition on the topoi of the Black King, Balthazar, in Medieval and Renaissance Art. Read more
Towards the end of the Middle Ages, woodcarving was a thriving industry in most of Northwestern Europe. In the Meuse region, the work of the Master of Elsloo was particularly important. But who was he? Or they? Read more
End of winter 2019, a new Viking exhibition – Vikingr – opens in Oslo, showcasing some of the fabulous finds from recent years. Read more
In 2013 archaeologists were engaged in surveying a site near Boilstädt leading to the discovery of two impressive warrior graves from c. AD 600. Read more