Medieval

The early middle ages on both sides of the Channel is full of episodes of rebellion and opposition by many parties with an axe to grind, whether disinherited members of ruling families, sidelined aristocrats, or disgruntled peasants. [...]
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Have we truly lost the capacity for long-term planning or "cathedral thinking" that was so prevalent in the Middle Ages? [...]
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Source: Medievalists
Before 1242, the Teutonic Order was a rising power in the Baltic. The Knights had conquered most of Prussia, incorporated the Livonian Order, and were pressing into Russia; in a few short years they would be fighting for their very survival. [...]
Sun, Jan 19, 2020
Source: Medievalists
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

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