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February 18, 2009

Trivia--Week of 17 February 2009

In the romance Yvain, the knight Yvain comes across a palace gate that is described as functioning like what sort of device?

Please send trivia responses in email with the subject line “trivia” directly to gabriel gryffyn (ggryffyn.cms@gmail.com) by noon on Wednesday 25 February.

Answer: A rat trap.

February 11, 2009

Trivia--Week of 11 February 2009

What English charter promised the immediate return of all Welsh hostages?

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Answer: The Magna Carta.

February 10, 2009

Peter Wells Featured in UMNews

The research of Department of Anthropology and CMS core faculty Professor Peter Wells was featured in the latest online UMNews, which highlights his newest book, Barbarians to Angels: The Dark Ages Reconsidered.

To read the full text of the article by Deane Morrison, please see here.