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Exhibition, Review, & Catalogue: Bartolomé Bermejo

Exhibition: “Bartolomé Bermejo: Master of the Spanish Renaissance,” The National Gallery, 12 June-29 Septbmer 2019. Review: Isabelle Kent in Apollo June 25, 2019. Exhibition catalog: Letizia Treves; with contributions by Paul Ackroyd,...
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 12 Aug 2019

John Winstanley’s Robin Hood Poems

By Stephen Basdeo This article originally appeared on the IARHS Website) Rosemary Mitchell argues that during the eighteenth century, artists and writers when representing the medieval period did not strive for historical authenticity but instead sought...

The stage medley

“Satire on the popularity of the Beggar’s Opera in the form of a medley print.” Title: The stage medley [graphic] : representing the polite tast [sic] of the Town & the matchless merits of Poet G- Polly Peachum and Captn. Macheath....
From: Recent Antiquarian Acquisitions on 8 May 2019

Gelber Reviews Carlos III Exhibitions

Two years late but still worth knowing about: David Gelber, “The light and shade of Carlos III of Spain,” Apollo, January 18, 2017
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 May 2019

Apollodorus’s Siege Tower

An illustration from a Byzantine copy of Apollodorus of Damascus’s “Πολιορκητικά” showing a siege tower with an assault bridge for scaling walls. This drawing is from BNF...
From: Darin Hayton on 14 Dec 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 108

When Sorrow, using mine own fire’s might, Melts down his lead into my boiling breast, Through that dark furnace to my heart oppressed There shines a joy from thee, my only light; But soon as thought of thee breeds my delight, And my young soul flutters...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 19 Aug 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 98

Ah bed, the field where joy’s peace some do see, The field where all my thoughts to war be trained, How is thy grace by my strange fortune stained! How thy lee shores by my sighs stormed be! With sweet soft shades thou oft invitest me...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 31 Mar 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 97

Dian, that fain would cheer her friend the night, Shows her oft at the full her fairest race, Bringing with her those starry nymphs, whose chase From heavenly standing hits each mortal wight. But ah, poor night, in love with Phoebus’...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 17 Mar 2016

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 92 and Tenth Song

Be your words made, good sir, of Indian ware, That you allow me them by so small rate? Or do you cutted Spartans imitate? Or do you mean my tender ears to spare That to my questions you so total are? When I demand of Phoenix Stella’s state, You...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 9 Jan 2016

Preparing for Disaster: Apollo 11

This is fascinating: President Nixon was prepared if Apollo 11 failed and the astronauts didn't make it home from the Moon. Space.com tells the story.The entire world was captivated by NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing 45 years ago this week, but at...

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 25

The wisest scholar of the wight most wise, By Phoebus’ doom, with sugared sentence says, That virtue, if it once met with our eyes, Strange flames of love it in our souls would raise; But for that man with pain his truth descries, While he each...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 13 Jun 2013

Astrophil and Stella, Sonnet 13

Phoebus was judge between Jove, Mars, and Love, Of those three gods, whose arms the fairest were: Jove’s golden shield did eagle sables bear, Whose talons held young Ganymede above: But in vert field Mars bare a golden spear, Which through a bleeding...
From: Blogging Sidney's Sonnets on 27 Dec 2012

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The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

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I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.