A medieval church dating back to the 13th century is reopening after an impressive campaign led by The Friends of Friendless Churches to restore it.
Archaeologists working on the site of a former car park in the English town of Lincoln were surprised to have uncovered a medieval stone coffin.
A hoard of 254 copper coins dating back to the 16th century were discovered northern India, officials announced this week.
This research provides the clearest picture yet of the lives and population movements of communities associated with the Lombards, a barbarian people that ruled most of Italy for more than two hundred years
Archaeologists conducting excavations near the Polish village Barczewko have discovered the skeleton of a man killed in 1354 during the Lithuanian invasion. This place is called the ‘Pompeii of Warmia’ because the ruins of the city destroyed during the invasion are preserved intact.
Evidence from the teeth of Anglo-Saxon children could help identify modern children most at risk from conditions such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
In 1962, an Alemannic burial site containing human skeletal remains was discovered in Niederstotzingen in southwestern Germany. A team of researchers have now examined the DNA of these skeletal remains, and discovered that this was a group of warriors buried between the years 580 and 630 AD.
One physician has taken a closer look at the portrait, and believes it reveals that its subject, Lisa Gherardini, was suffering from thyroid issues.
The answer is that Disney originally planned to adapt the story of Reynard the Fox, the vulpine star of medieval Dutch fables, but decided they were too dark for young fans and instead used the character they had created to portray Robin Hood.
Archaeologists have discovered a stunning 13th century tiled floor during renovation works for Bath Abbey’s Footprint Project.
New insights into the evolution and eventual disappearance of Portus Pisanus, the lost harbour of Pisa, have been revealed.
New research reveals that many of the most familiar fruits in our kitchens today were cultivated in Central Asia over a millennium ago
The new exhibition All that Glitters: Life at the Renaissance Court, begins on August 28 at the J. Paul Getty Museum.
Ayanna Thompson joins Arizona State University this semester as the new director of the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
A Pictish stone carved with mysterious symbols has been discovered in the River Don as river levels drop this summer.
New analysis of the remains of 38 people who lived and died in the Swedish town of Sigtuna between the 10th and 12th centuries reveals high genetic variation and a wide scale migration.
This summer archaeologists teamed up with volunteers and a group of injured military veterans to excavate a portion of Barrow Clump on Salisbury Plain, an archaeological site in southwestern England. They uncovered a burial ground dating to the 6th century AD.
A team of archaeologists has begun the search for the lost remains of Sheffield Castle as part of a project that could be used to help regenerate part of the city.
Medieval stones from York Minster will be going up for auction on August 22nd.
English Heritage has reimagined Kenilworth Castle on Minecraft and will host workshops at Dover and Kenilworth castles for visitors to build their own
A 12th century Byzantine manuscript, which went missing from the University of Athens in 1991, has been discovered in the collections of the Museum of the Bible, and will be returned to Greece later this year.
Stanford medievalist Marisa Galvez is examining the origins of people’s fascination with crystals. She finds that crystals inspired the writing and poetry of some medieval authors in unexpected ways.
Keele University scientists have discovered a road created by the Knights Templar after the recent heatwave exposed the long-hidden foundations.