Medieval meets Mario
I have to give full credit to website Boing Boing for introducing me to Got Medieval’s pop culture explanation of medieval manuscripts, because they used the headline ‘Using Super Mario to explain the internal logic of Gothic manuscript illuminations.’ I dream of being able to use a headline like that. But Carl Pyrdum’s discussion of gravity in marginalia is fascinating whether you were a childhood gamer or not.
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