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Filmed in 1928, The Hidden Talisman: A Ghostly Romance of the Cloisters tells the story of the history of The Cloisters, as well as a centuries-spanning romance between the characters Bertrade and Thibaud. #Cloisters

Filmed in The Hidden Talisman: A Ghostly Romance of the Cloisters tells the story of the history of The Cloisters, as well as a centuries-spanning romance between the characters Bertrade and Thibaud.

The Cloisters marks its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2013. Since its opening on May 10, 1938, it has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its magnificent setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture. Download a PDF of the Met Bulletin "Creating The Cloisters." #cloisters

The Cloisters marks its seventy-fifth anniversary in Since its opening on May it has become a treasured landmark, celebrated for both its magnificent setting and its world-class collection of medieval art and architecture.

I've never seen anything like this! (Probably only of interest to SCA Illuminators)

Devotional Diptych with inset Manuscript Texts Date: century Culture: Austrian Medium: Polychromed wood, ink and pigment on paper and parchment

House Drekka-lundr: Viking Age Beekeeping: Vikingatiden Biodling

Photo byMike Reddy's Skep Viking Age Beekeeping: Vikingatiden Biodling What we know of Viking Age beekeepi.

Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile, 6th century. Byzantine. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Cloisters Collection, 1971 (1971.49.1)

Ivory, Fragment with Personifications of Victory and the Nile, Probably made in Egypt,.

I'm at the crone stage, meh

the three fold blessing for the three fold aspects of both God and Goddess. I have the Goddess necklace

Despite its inauspicious beginnings, rye went from minor cultivation in the early Middle Ages to a staple food of temperate Europe in the ensuing centuries.In this blog post learn about the history and cultivation of rye. #Cloisters

Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the evolution of rye (Secale cereale) from a humble foodstuff to a staple of the medieval European diet.

From its beginnings, The Cloisters was intimately connected with the lands around it. The rocky, wild site of the museum, emulating the remote setting of a medieval monastery, dramatically accentuated the sense of being transported in time and place. Learn about the history of the Cloisters and its surrounding neighborhood in this blog post. #Cloisters

Griffith Mann, Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, discusses the importance of the Palisades across the Hudson River to both The Cloisters and Fort Tryon Park.

The Cloisters Museum and Gardens: Behind the Scenes with the Director  http://www.pinterest.com/SourceOfLight/lady-the-unicorn-1500/

What a great place to introduce kids to Medieval Europe. The Cloisters Museum and Gardens at the MET.

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