Inspired by real bloodstains and from detailed research comes a refreshingly different historical romance between a god-fearing woman and a known murderer.
Call for Papers for an International Symposium to be held in Paris, France, from September 12-13, 2019
What if the Norse religion of the Vikings had overcome Christianity? That is one of the questions Ian Stuart Sharpe explores in his debut novel, The All Father Paradox.
Here are five riddles written in the eleventh-century. Can you answer them?
While Augustine was working on his book On the Trinity, he was walking by the seaside one day, meditating on the difficult problem of how God could be three Persons at once. He came upon a little child.
Figuring out the chemical reactions of the components that made writing on paper possible and last for hundreds of years was the aim of the Meridies Medieval History research group.
How did Icelanders build and run farms in the Middle Ages?
Episode 6 of The Medieval Podcast – Danièle is joined by Jan Ziolkowski to talk about the ‘Juggling the Middle Ages’ exhibition at Dumbarton Oaks.
Origins, Identities and ethnicities were all central concerns of Early Medieval writers
The annual International Congress on Medieval Studies – the largest conference about the Middle Ages in the world – is taking place at Western Michigan University from May 9–12, 2019.
The programme for this year’s International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds has been released. Here are 10 sessions we think will…
Here are four videos to show the development of various states within Italy during the medieval period
I am going to sketch a very brief history of the so-called “Northern Crusades” – that is, the crusades undertaken by the Christian kings of Denmark, Poland and Sweden, the various German military orders, and their allies against the pagan peoples of the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.
It won’t take you long to spot an ‘Elen More’ among the courtiers of King James IV. Or the ‘Moorish Lass’, as they dubbed her.
Are you one of the members of the Canterbury Tales, or perhaps the famous author himself? Answer these questions to find out!
This article examines the decisive role played by the Mongols in the political history of the Aegean region in the thirteenth century. The Mongol invasions of 1241–44 were the key turning point in the struggle for hegemony in the region.
Modern historians rarely mention the presence of royal and aristocratic women at Canossa in January 1077. Yet contemporaries emphasised the important roles played by several women, including Matilda of Tuscany, Adelaide of Turin, Empress Agnes and Queen Bertha.
We do not usually think of the unicorn as a ‘biblical creature,’ but it can indeed be found in Bible translations from Late Antiquity.
The 1480s were a turbulent age in the city of Leyden in the county of Holland.
Episode 5 of The Medieval Podcast – Researchers examining the remains of a medieval nun in Germany have discovered the mineral Lapus Lazuli in her teeth.
Darkness is where the light ends but the imagination begins.
The third phase of crusading in the Holy Land – that of its “maturity” – began with the expiration of Frederick’s truce in 1239 and ended with the fall of the last remnant of Outremer, the city of Acre, in 1291.
Eight videos to track how China’s borders and states changed during the medieval period.
Taking you from from ninth century Ireland to 20th century Britain, with stops in China and Iceland.