Monday, 25 February 2013
How have methods of understanding the universe changed since medieval times? This seminar looks at physics, mathematics, philosophy and the medieval conception of these matters. It also talks about the hero in medieval literature.
Posted by Tom Rowsell at 15:36
Monday, 4 February 2013
The recent horse meat scandal involving tescos burgers has got people wondering why the English don't eat horses anyway. I covered this subject in my recent dissertation. The answer is to do with paganism. The Catholic church realised that eating horse meat was connected to pagan rites in the North of Europe, rites associated with gods like Odin, Thor and Freyr, so they banned it.