Archive - Feb 7, 2004

"Headcoverings from the Dublin Excavations" Now in Print

The Royal Irish Academy has announced that "Headcoverings from the Dublin Excavations," a book by Elizabeth Wincott that covers Irish headcoverings from the 9th-12th centuries, is now in print.

Program on Shakespeare Airs on PBS in February

"In Search of Shakespeare," a four-part series, will be broadcast on PBS stations this month.

Tourists and Developers Contribute to Destruction of China's Great Wall

The Great Wall of China is in trouble. Only a third of the structure is still standing due to "vandalism, pigsties and natural erosion."

Byzantine Medieval Hypertexts

Tatiana Nikolova-Houston contends that Medieval manuscripts are the hypertexts of the Middle Ages.

British House of Commons Debates Robin Hood's Birthplace

MPs in the House of Commons are arguing over the birthplace of Robin Hood, pitting the 19 Yorkshire MPs against four from Nottinghamshire.