Looking back through my website's search hits for the past month, I came across this phrase: things that start with g in the middle ages. I don't know if whoever it was was searching for words like "gate" and "grail" or "giserne" and "godettus". But it set me to thinking - if I did have a list which would answer this sort of question, what kinds of things would it include? I could write up a history of medieval technology alphabet, but instead, here's one covering topics I've done graduate work on - or at least mentioned in passing while doing so.
Awareness Bells Clocks Discovery Europe Fortitude Geography Hugh of St. Victor Iconography Justice Kilwardby Liberal Arts Meteorology Newness Orthographia Polydore Vergil Quern Remigius of Auxerre Sandglass Temperance Urbino Virtues Windmills XX Ysis Zetus
You're welcome to ask for explanations, as some of these are mighty cryptic. I didn't provide any since most of things should be fairly self-explanatory, at least to any of you who already know the sort of material I work on.