Professor David Loades, Director of the Project, explains the origin and significance of John Foxe’s Book of Martyrs, a work of central interest to the English Reformation under Elizabeth I.
The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.
Published in Review, January-July 2000.
Between 1993 and 1998, on behalf of the British Institute in Eastern Africa, Dr David W Phillipson directed a five-year programme of field study at Aksum, the ancient Ethiopian capital. In an edited extract from his Albert Reckitt Archaeological Lecture, delivered at the Academy on 22 February 2000, he describes some aspects of one of the most remarkable civilisations of the ancient world.
Delivered by Sir Tony Wrigley PBA to the 98th Annual General Meeting of the Academy, on 6 July 2000.
Stained glass is a major form of medieval art, and provides the most immediately attractive aspect of many monuments. The Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi project is publishing a series of comprehensive, fully illustrated catalogues of medieval window glass. Professor C.M. Kauffmann FBA, the Chairman of the Academy’s CVMA Committee traces the progress of the British project from its earliest days.