Items tagged middle ages

Medieval Table Manners: The Messiest Myth?

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On cats

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The Black Knight of the Round Table (And more medieval images of diversity)

The medieval world was a much more diverse place than it is often given credit for. Some of the best evidence of this is in the illustrations and imagery from the period.

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People in the Middle Ages Slept Not Once But Twice Each Night: How This Lost Practice Was Rediscovered

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‘It was terrifying’: ancient book’s journey from Irish bog to museum treasure

A new book tells the story of the painstaking process to preserve the 1,200-year-old Faddan More Psalter

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Archaeologists Revealed Massive Intricate Mosaic Floor Made from 5 Million Pieces of Stone in the Hisham Palace in Jericho

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Explore this Fascinating Map of Medieval Europe

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On Odious Debt

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Lost recipe for medieval blue ink found

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Earliest fragment from German vagina poem found in abbey library

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Erotic Poem From The Middle Ages

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These 400-Year-Old Rings Unfold to Reveal Astronomical Spheres

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Hussite Wars 1419-1434 - European Wars of Religion

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Finding North America’s lost medieval city

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Once a magnificent medieval city and home to 200,000 people, the ghost city of Ani is now completely abandoned and has stood empty for centuries

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Decoding the Medieval Volvelle

Made from circles of paper or parchment, the volvelle was part timepiece, part floppy disk, and part crystal ball

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Chain, Chest, Curse: Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times

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The Medieval Tube Map

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