Medieval

The manuscript 'Tacuinum Sanitatis' shows modern readers how medieval bakers prepared bread. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Medievalists
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Frisia, the coastal region between the Zwin (near Bruges) and the Weser (near Bremen), was linked to the Viking world around the North Sea more closely in the Viking age (c. 800-1050) than we supposed – particularly to England and Denmark. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Medievalists
A team of Frankfurt-based archaeologists has returned from the Iraqi-Kurdish province of Sulaymaniyah with new findings. The discovery of a loom from the 5th to 6th century AD in particular caused a stir. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Medievalists
In mid-September, a large treasure was unearthed during a dig at the Abbey of Cluny, in the French department of Saône-et-Loire. [...]
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
Source: Medievalists
As a community of the faithful, medieval people believed that no matter how evenly or unevenly matched the fighters were, the one who was innocent would prevail, but trial by combat was not often a black-and-white thing. [...]
Thu, Nov 16, 2017
Source: Medievalists

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