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What to eat in (and at) Medieval Times

If the Renfair people can get this right, how does the Medieval Times menu perform?

How well do you know your Medieval Manuscripts?

Can you identify these iconic medieval manuscripts?

An Ethiopian Monk And A Dominican Friar Walk Into A Bar

In 1237, during the brief sequel of Latin rule, one Ethiopian monk decided to work this system to his—and his kingdom’s—advantage.

Fake Medieval Proverbs (from the Middle Ages)

Jane la Sauvage said, if someone sees a wolf before the wolf sees them, it will have no power to do any harm. And likewise from the person to the wolf.

Medieval Fitness Tips

Need advice on keeping fit and how to exercise? Cait Stevenson tells us how it was done in the 15th century.

Cheat Sheet to the Medieval Henrys

Are you confused by all the medieval people named Henry? Cait Stevenson provides you this awesome guide!

Top 10 Most Brutal Medieval Deaths

When being broken on the wheel is not enough! Ten brutal ways to die from the Middle Ages.

Medieval Dog Tricks

Can your dog dig up rings, dance to music, or tell if a lady is pregnant? Find out what strange tricks dogs could perform in the Middle Ages.

The Prior, the Prioress, and the Kidnappers

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.

Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Medieval Dragons

Why were dragons so popular—and what was a dragon in the Middle Ages, anyway? Here are a few things you might not know about medieval dragons

“I do medieval”: How Mechthild of Magdeburg led me into the Middle Ages

I can still remember sitting on my couch in the cold of a Midwest winter, wrapped up in six blankets, randomly picking Flowing Light of the Godhead as my first book.

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