This week, Danièle speaks with Anastasija Ropa and Timothy Dawson about one of the most important figures of the Middle Ages: the horse. From a knight’s trusty steed to the lowliest packhorse, these creatures were an integral part of medieval life and legend.
Anastasija Ropa is a Guest Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. To find out more about Anastasija’s work, you can visit her Academia.edu page. Timothy Dawson is an Independent Historian and you can find Timothy’s work at Academia.edu or at seatsofempire.com. Their essay collection is The Horse in Premodern European Culture, from Medieval Institute Publications.
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Top Image: Horse drawing by Andrea del Verrocchio in the Metropolitan Museum of Art – Wikimedia Commons