Medieval

Sultry and deadly seductresses, the Sirens are fearful, yet fascinating creatures that have captivated writers for centuries. But they weren't always depicted this way - what were the origins of the Sirens and how did they become synonymous with death, destruction, and sin? [...]
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Source: Medievalists
The Witcher is the latest breakthrough series on Netflix. Should you watch it and what is its connection to the Middle Ages and medievalism? [...]
Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Christopher Tolkien, the son and literary heir of J.R.R. Tolkien, has passed away at the age of 95. [...]
Fri, Jan 17, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Feeling the need to get in shape and exercise? It might be time to consult the 16th century writings of Sir Thomas Elyot on how to have a good workout. [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: Medievalists
The oldest known city view of Venice, dating from the mid-14th century, has been discovered in a manuscript of an Italian pilgrim. [...]
Thu, Jan 16, 2020
Source: Medievalists

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