Medieval

Rather than the grizzly purveyors of random violence, hands soaked with the blood of those who opposed them, contemporary Scottish monarchs were rather different. In fact, they were more like their European contemporaries than has been recognized. [...]
Tue, May 21, 2019
Source: Medievalists
Well, our collective 11-year journey has finally ended, the Iron Throne has been won... [...]
Mon, May 20, 2019
Source: Medievalists
Few can match the 12th century chronicler Constantine Manasses when it comes to inventive ways to criticize a ruler. [...]
Sun, May 19, 2019
Source: Medievalists
In part three of this series that looks at medieval northern Iran the focus turns to the emergence of the Alid dynasty and their struggle to gain and hold power in the ninth and tenth centuries. [...]
Sat, May 18, 2019
Source: Medievalists
The Owl Service is one of the books that dragged me into becoming a medieval historian and also persuaded me that understanding who people are in relation to their culture is so very important. [...]
Sat, May 18, 2019
Source: Medievalists

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