Post #24.5, Thursday, September 9, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. Ligugè          The stable master is a caldron of bubbling royal rumors, and now he is telling me of a commoner, a son of a slave, turned into a count by King Chilperic.          He goes on, “So this is how the fellow, Leudast, sleezzeled his way to the high placeContinue reading “Post #24.5, Thursday, September 9, 2021”

Post #24.4, Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. Ligugè          Now there is a stirring among the horses and the doves flap and fly immediately into the rafters.  The stable master is at the doorway, surprised to see another monk here in his own assigned workplace.          “I came out here for some hairs of horses for my paintContinue reading “Post #24.4, Wednesday, September 8, 2021”

Post #23.12, Thursday, August 26, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. Ligugè          On this day I’m assigned a bench near the front of the scriptorium. So the work I do must be of fine quality as fewer monks are ahead of me to check my work. It’s a sign my accuracy is trusted. I’m also supplied with a monk’s robe andContinue reading “Post #23.12, Thursday, August 26, 2021”