Website: Lost Plays Database

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Did you know that humanity has lost much of our literature through history? The Lost Plays Database discusses the dramatic losses from English theater in the Renaissance (specifically 1570-1642). It's a solid research tool and a source of a lot of interesting information on the plays that have been lost from that period. link to… Continue reading Website: Lost Plays Database

Object: Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg

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Are you interested in the age of chivalry and knights in shining armor? If your answer is "yes," then you should check out the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Album of Tournaments and Parades. This is a 112-sheet manuscript that shows knights and shining armor as they appeared before competing in a special kind of tournament… Continue reading Object: Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg