Haven't read it yet, but how can this not be good?


AnSionnachRua:

Could this be considered a behaviour that nowadays would be considered a 'meme'? It seems like the kind of amusing little picture that a bored person might laugh at when reading and reproduce, even divorced from the literary and commentary origins he discusses.

I just had to google "medieval marginalia" after reading this.


posted by mk: 180 days ago