Monthly Archives: January 2015

Arthritis, the ‘ache and euel in fingres’, and medieval scribes

     This plant is Ruta graveolens, known as ‘common rue’. It is native to the Balkans, but grows in many other places around the world, including the South of France. It was in France that ‘Macer Floridus’, a pseudonym used by Odo of Meung, lived towards the end of the eleventh century. He drew together […]

The Cost of Publishing: Image Permissions and the Early Career Manuscript Scholar

Back in April 2014, I wrote a blog post entitled ‘Permissions and the Postgraduate: What You Need to Know About Reproducing Images’. I’ve been complimented on that post since. It seems that the mire that is obtaining permissions is a concern to postgraduates who focus on material culture/art history/any topic that necessitates the reproduction of […]