The author analyzes the donation charter by which a noble couple, Ulrich II and his wife Adelaide, gifted numerous properties in Istria to the Church of Aquileia for the salvation of their souls (16th November, 1102).
Since the fifteenth century, French authors have (re)told the story of Jeanne d’Arc.
To most of the theologians in Paris, anything not forbidden by logical contradiction was possible for God.
Four new books to read, and one to color, for this week’s edition of new medieval books.
Since her death at the hands of the English in 1431, Joan of Arc has inspired and puzzled millions.
This paper explores medieval environmental attitudes through a historical reading of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
This project seeks to better comprehend Renaissance Italian attitudes towards menstruation and its roles in art through fertility imagery.
There is very little work done on the topic of secondhand clothing in the Middle Ages, but what has been done has revealed a new phenomenon that reshaped the social structure of medieval England.
These texts also demonstrate that women’s power waned in the shift between pre-Christian and Christian Europe.
This article is an attempt to examine bow climate, especially hot weather in exotic locations, was viewed by European travellers and writers in the middle ages.
This article proposes to discuss the extent to which medieval sources differentiate between an idea of applied technological knowledge, which could be close to our modern notion of science, and actual magic.
A huge camp which was home to thousands of Vikings as they prepared to conquer England in the late ninth century has been uncovered by archaeologists.
Over 500 fighters from 28 different countries will be taking part at Spøttrup Castle.
In this issue: A Man for All Centuries: The Changing Myth of King Arthur, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur comes to the big screen!, Medieval Minded with author Guy Gavriel Kay, Books: Harold: The King Who Fell at Hastings, Travel: A hidden medieval garden in Southern France
Monks were deserting their pastoral posts and in some cases their vows altogether; nuns were having covert affairs with local men and—worse—getting caught.
Which moments from the Middle Ages have changed the way we look at the law and justice?
The Byzantines encountered many different nations on the battlefield during their long history.
We must accept, I think, that the Franks, like all Germans, attached a particular importance to the hair
The mere mention of Eleanor of Aquitaine brings to mind an remarkable woman in many respects.
On 11 August 1415 a large fleet slipped out of the Solent and headed to the Chef de Caux.
This practice-based research explores challenges in documenting the physically shifting site of a deserted medieval village, previously an island and now a reclaimed landscape, located on a saltmarsh in East Sussex.
Prof. Ali Yaycioğlu examines the making of the Ottoman State and socio-economic formation between the late 14th to the 17th centuries.
What was it like to attend a university in the Middle Ages?
Verba vana: empty words in Ricardian London By Robert Ellis PhD Dissertation, Queen Mary, University of London, 2012 Abstract: Verba Vana, or ‘empty…