One of the most influential animals of the medieval world, both in the barnyard and on the table, was also one of the most troublesome: the pig. This week, Danièle speaks with Jamie Kreiner about how the humble pig influenced everything from culture to theology.
Jamie Kreiner is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Georgia whose research focuses on the early Middle Ages. Her books include Legions of Pigs in the Early Medieval West and The Social Life of Hagiography in the Merovingian Kingdom. You can learn more about Jamie by visiting her web page at the University of Georgia.
See also her talk A Singular and Plural Beast
See also her article How to reduce digital distractions: advice from medieval monks
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