Author Archives: GCMS Editor

Three articles in Electronic British Library Journal, 2013.

This project has its first outputs! We have a series of three in the 2013 issue of Electronic British Library Journal (eBLJ). Our thanks to the British Library, and above all to Barry Taylor, for making this possible. The journal … Continue reading

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Forthcoming articles

We are currently looking forward to the appearance of the first published outputs from our Levehulme Trust project, which ended in April 2013. These three interlinked articles are going to be published online in the ‘Electronic British Library Journal’. Articles: … Continue reading

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Italian Angevins

A brief notice about a very exciting and fruitful one-day conference, held at UCL, on June 5th 2013: “The Italian Angevins: Naples and Beyond”, organised by Ella Williams. Thank you to Ella, and please see her own online description of … Continue reading

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Peter Ricketts, BA, PhD, OBE.

Peter Ricketts, in many ways the instigator of our project, who had offered his advice and encouragement throughout, died in May 2013. Obituaries of Peter have been published on the following websites: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/french/ricketts-peter.aspx http://www.aieo.org/aieo_nou.htm (The AIEO, Association internationale d’etudes occitanes, … Continue reading

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L’Abreujamens de las estorias and Time – conference paper

“L’Abreujamens de las estorias” and time: On June 27th, 2013, University of Reading GCMS Summer Symposium, organised by Lindy Grant, “Telling Time in the Middle Ages”, with papers on the medieval calendar (Anna Tarassenko, Anne Lawrence-Mathers), the astrolabe (Josephina Arribas … Continue reading

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Raconter l’histoire du monde en occitan

Catherine presented a seminar to an audience of students and staff on Thursday February 21st. Here is the online link and advert. http://www.univ-montp3.fr/llacs/ Jeudi 21 février 17 h 15 à 18 h 45, salle A 105, Université Paul-Valéry, séminaire RedOc … Continue reading

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Roundtable, October 25th, 2012. 4.30-6PM.

The informal roundtable hosted by the GCMS on October 25th was a very friendly and immensely useful event. It enabled the team to present the three aspects to the project. Federico presented on the way the manuscript is structured, and … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame du Taur, Toulouse (photo taken by Catherine)

This is a shot of an interesting genealogy that was discovered in 1872 and fully restored in 2001-04. It has been dated to the 14th-15th centuries. The genealogy is quite different from the vertical (upwards-moving) Tree of Jesse design (see … Continue reading

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Notre-Dame du Taur, wall painting of the genealogy of prophets (photo taken by Catherine, February 2012)

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The Tree of Jesse window, ‘before 1350’, Dorchester on Thames (photo taken by Catherine)

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