The Medieval Magazine No. 100 (Volume 3, No. 17) : Halloween Double Issue!

Our 100th Issue and Halloween Edition! This special double issue is 95 pages of scary, spooky, medieval fun. Two magazines in one! Read it if you dare!

The Re-medievalization of Halloween

From punkin chunkin to the newfound popularity of witches, the festival of Halloween is reaching back to the Middle Ages for its traditions. Is this a good thing for medievalists?

10 Terrifying Reads for Halloween!

Here are some spooky medieval books for you to celebrate with over Halloween!

The historical basis of Lycanthropism or: where do Werewolves come from?

Werewolves, Lycanthropes or Man-Wolves appear in many German, French and Scandinavian stories. Nowadays there exists an image of these creatures, which combines almost all the aspects of the werewolf-myths around the world, that was brought to us by Hollywood.

Medieval Halloween! Great books for Ghosts, Goblins, Witches & Ghouls!

Some spooktacular reads to celebrate Medieval Halloween!

Witchcraft and Women in Medieval Christianity

Witches and vampires draw much attention on Halloween day, in the Harry Potter novels, and in vampire movies. Whether or not they believe in them in a religious sense, many people nowadays simply assume that sort of world and witchcraft might exist somewhere

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