Medieval 'Body of Christ' Play

The Corpus Christi Play was an annual outdoor event, involving hundreds of actors; it was already a long-established tradition by the end of the 14th century, and continued until suppressed by the Protestant Reformation in the late 16th century.” —Medieval ‘Body of Christ’ PlayLiteracy Weblog)

Today is the day the medieval church would have celebrated the Feast of Corpus Christi (“Body of Christ). This website is one of my oldest online resources. I created the first version in C++, and it ran only on Windows. When I demonstrated it as a poster paper at my very first academic conference (almost 10 years ago), I learned just how many medievalists are also mac users. That led me to learn Java.