A serious consideration of the archaeology of the large format medieval book, including an examination of constraints on its production, its implied value as a totemic object, its original audience, and the intended performance of its texts in public settings
How convincing is the idea that all prostitutes had common, inalienable characteristics? How convincing is the view that prostitutes formed a distinct and clearly identifiable group?
Playing from July 18th-July 27th at Hamilton Theatre
Medieval legislation plays a peculiar and very important role in Nordic legal history.
Thor and his fellow Norse Gods are surrounded by a rich, ancient mythology. Which medieval Norse Deity are you most like?
Between the two armies was an expansive field of wheat, oats and beans. The heat was unbearable and the fields were powdery dry because of the July drought.
Here is our list of the top 10 medieval castles in France – ones that have retained its appearance from the Middle Ages.
What happened when Catholic doctrine, secular law, and minority religious difference met in that crucible of cultural decision making: the courtroom?
The sites were added during a meeting of the World Heritage Committee, which was held last month in Doha, Qatar.
John Barbour’s Bruce, composed in the mid 1370s, is the first long poem in the Scots vernacular. It contains twenty books, the first thirteen of which trace the Wars of Liberty from their origins until triumph at the Battle of Bannockburn. At this point the Irish ‘matter’ enters the poem.
Traditionally, the idea that the Roman empire ‘declined and fell’ was considered a historical fact, not a matter for debate. The beginning of the ‘decline’ was usually dated to the 3rd or 4th century AD.
The Tresor de Beutat is a medieval treatise written in the 14th century. It contains a set of medical and cosmetic recipes aimed exclusively at women.