Lost Words: 5 Medieval Words That We Need Right Now
A 60 second lecture by Emily Steiner and Aylin Malcolm, which actually has 11 words. Created as part of the 60-Second Lecture series at the University of Pennsylvania.
See also The Making of a 60-Second Lecture with Emily Steiner and Aylin Malcolm
To learn more, please check out Louisa Shepard’s article A Minute Medieval (Video) at Omnia: All Things Penn Arts and Sciences.
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"Popenjay" (parrot), came into English around c.1300, borrowed from French and Spanish, originally derived from Arabic bab(ba)ghā' pic.twitter.com/ih6Ina3BIx
— Emily Steiner (@PiersatPenn) September 12, 2018
For evidence that humans never change, see any medieval bestiary on dogs pic.twitter.com/XqfdZ6PQsV
— Aylin Malcolm (@Malentendre) September 23, 2018