The poem behind the Green Knight
The medieval romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is now a movie, but the poem already has a contemporary quality, writes a University of Melbourne expert
Is this the earliest depiction of a dodo in art?
A University of Melbourne expert says the Jagiellonian arrases – tapestries in Poland – may contain what could be the earliest known depiction of a dodo.
Castles, caves and rock shelters
In the rugged landscape of Georgia, University of Melbourne archaeologists are helping to reveal a medieval world protected by castles, caves and rock shelters
A blow to the heart of the City of Light
The Notre Dame fire devastated Parisians, and many over the world, but a University of Melbourne expert says it has long withstood violence, war and revolution.
How did a cockatoo reach 13th century Sicily?
University of Melbourne research has discovered a cockatoo in a 13th century manuscript, revealing the flourishing medieval trade network to Australia's north.
A distant mirror of disruption
A new exhibition of Renaissance books from the Kerry Stokes Collection captures the moment when printed books began to challenge the the handwritten volume.