Archive for the ‘Arts’ category

Venn of Greek Rhetoric | visualizing.org

March 16th, 2012

Venn of Greek Rhetoric | visualizing.org

Venn of Greek Rhetoric | visualizing.org.

Applying Sentiment Analysis to the Bible « OpenBible.info Blog

October 19th, 2011

What happens when you look at the language in the Bible, try to determine who’s happy and who’s not, then graph it all out?

OpenBible.info has done just that and posted a nice, circular graphic showing the ebbs and flows of positive and negative vibes in the Bible. It’s a pretty vanilla linguistic analysis, and the circle is just for aesthetics (see the author’s comment to the post), but it’s still interesting. Accurate? That’s another question — one that I’m not so positive about…

Staffordshire Hoard is coming to America – Medievalists.net

August 13th, 2011

 

Sword pyramid (image from StaffordshireHoard.org.uk)

Sword pyramid (image from StaffordshireHoard.org.uk)

Staffordshire Hoard is coming to America – Medievalists.net.

Wonderful news! Can’t wait to see the exhibition. Given the current collaborators, I’m sure it will be top notch. It has been a long time since I’ve seen a world-class medieval exhibition, the last one being “The Making of England” at the British Museum/Library some twenty years ago.

For more information about the hoard, see the website. In late 2009, the British Museum Press published a small (48pp) volume on the hoard (ISBN: 978-0714123288), with a sampling of photographs.

HT to Medieval News