Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019, 20:00
Location: Eemplein, 71 KAdE Cafe, Amersfoort
On 13 February, the Library Eemland, in collaboration with the General Bookshop, organizes a lecture by Bart van Loo about his book ‘De Bourgondiers’. Bart Van Loo’s equally exciting and instructive exploration of the Middle Ages gradually evolved into a dazzling cultural history. Comprehension and erudite he tells us where we come from. Van Loo knows how to combine enthusiasm, humor and expertise for Bart van Loo.
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The Burgundians tell the story of the early Dutch unification. It is a marvelous account of destabilizing cities, awakening individualism and dying knight ideals. From schizophrenic kings, bold dukes and brilliant artists. While the Burgundian dukes with battles, marriages and reforms forged the fragmented Low Countries into one whole, the unforgettable works of Klaas Sluter, Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden arose under their impulse – Bart van Loo.