Board Game Reviews: Völuspá

Völuspá is a tile-matching game based on Norse mythology. The summary on Amazon.com says: In the oldest poem of Norse Mythology, the “Völuspá” tells the story of the endless struggle of powerful gods, dangerous creatures, and forgotten races. Which beings … Continue reading

Three Magnifying Devices

Every medievalist should own a magnifying glass, even if he has perfect vision. Many medieval manuscripts were sometimes produced with the aid of magnifying glasses, so magnifying glasses are often required to study them. Then, there’s OED microprinting. Lightwedge Bar … Continue reading