Ep. 08: Hobgoblin in the Ninth Century (Medieval Beasts)

In this episode, we look at an account of a hobgoblin in ninth-century France. This account comes from a ninth-century Carolingian author named Notker who wrote a biography of Charlemagne.

For a copy of Notker's biography, see:

https://amzn.to/2zXobLl

I also reference the M.A. Thesis of a certain Klayton Amos Tietjen at the University of Tennessee. For this thesis, see:

https://trace.tennessee.edu/utk_gradthes/4784/

 

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If you want to reach me, my email is themedievalworldpodcast@gmail.com 

 

Music:

Heavy Interlude by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Ep. 07: Dirty Riddles and Farts

In this episode, we look at some dirty riddles from Anglo-Saxon England and a fart so powerful that it blinded a man.

For translation and commentary on the riddles, see:

https://theriddleages.wordpress.com/riddles-by-number/

For a good book on the Exter Book, check out:

https://amzn.to/3dT4jr9

For a cheap translation of the Canterbury Tales, here:

https://amzn.to/3dUeuMm

 

For updates on episodes, follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/wjb_mattingly

If you want to reach me, my email is themedievalworldpodcast@gmail.com 

 

Music:

Heavy Interlude by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Ep. 06: Murder in a Church

In this episode, we look at murder (and a battle) in the Basilica of Saint-Martin in Tours, France.

 

Music:

Heavy Interlude by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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