Meanwhile, on Saturday, I gave a lecture on the medieval historiography of invention for SHMTS, a somewhat last-minute replacent for the previously-scheduled talk. It went reasonably well, and it was particularly delightful to see audience members who I know came especially for me and my topic, including one who'd come all the way from Leicester. Afterward, the lovely, lovely compliment that hoped I really would become, so to speak, the next Lynn White.
Also, here are some gems of translation from someone who ran Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae through Google Translate.
Sodden barley, zema, Greek names are BOILING AWAY.
Red Riding Hood, adjacent to the shell that serves vegetable.
Several sutlers, seeing the and the horse
of feeding, should marry a COACH.