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Norman Kings and Commoners 2

Norman Kings and Commoners 2

Norman Kings and Commoners The beginnings of English Language The growth of a strong national identitity in England began as early as the 13th century, and the patriotic feeling generated in the 14th and 15th centuries by the Hundred Years War against France finally put paid to the official status of the French language, when Henry V, the victor of
Italian art.

Italian art.

Early Italian paintings were originally parts of altarpieces, a form that first appeared in Italy in the thirteenth century as new attention was focused on the altar by changes in the liturgy, church architecture, and the display of relics. Painting on wooden panels had not been common in the West, but by this time the gilded and painted panels of
Andrew John Young 1885-1971)

Andrew John Young 1885-1971)

Stars lay like yellow pollen That from a flower has fallen; And single stars I saw Crossing themselves in awe; Some stars in sudden fear Fell like a falling tar. Andrew John Young 1885-1971)
Italian art inspired by Byzantine

Italian art inspired by Byzantine

The Byzantine Empire is the conventional name of a medieval Christian and Greek-speaking state. The Byzantine people themselves referred to their state as the Roman Empire and Byzantium was just the city name of Constantinople. This is era is commonly known as the Dark Ages; but most of the art created was quite luminous and anything but dark. In f
Scottish breakfast in Glasgow

Scottish breakfast in Glasgow

Scottish breakfast. Always a pleasure to have a nice breakfast Not everyday, but once every so often there is the need to have a treat so just in a pub by George square I would have this Scottish breakfast not too much and not too little just perfect with a nice coffee So there was conversation with a Kiwi and an Aussie They were here to Golf. Golf
Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Ambrogio Lorenzetti

Lorenzetti was highly influenced by both Byzantine Art and classical art forms, and used these to create a unique and individualistic style of painting. His work was exceptionally original.
Italian painting

Italian painting

in 1440 through 1540 female portraiture in Florence thrived beyond the realm of rulers and their consorts to encompass women of the merchant class, who figure in a number of panel paintings, medals, and marble busts. The Renaissance portraits differ in many ways from portraits today. First of all, they lack the psychological dimension which is char
John Ogilvie Scottish Jesuit

John Ogilvie Scottish Jesuit

John Ogilvie, was a Scottish Jesuit who was martyred in 1615. Ogilvie came from an aristocratic family dominated by Presbyterians, but managed to get himself educated on the Continent, first by the Benedictines and later by the Jesuits. Eventually he not only converted to Catholicism, he became a Jesuit priest, and begged his superiors to be assign

Scots-Italians

I am going to eat here in the King's Café on Elmbank street once I have finished here in the Mitchell Library in Glasgow, Scotland. An Italian cafe Scots-Italians can trace their history back to the mass migrations of the late 1800s when they fled famine, corruption, a crippling economy and the disastrous agricultural condition of their homeland i