Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is currently in the process of delivering a NLHF funded redevelopment of the medieval castle spaces. This will result in the representation of the historical interiors of the 12th century keep on one floor and a British Museum partnership gallery exploring the medieval period on another.
In the realm of Japanese animation, medievalism also blossoms and flourishes. Here are five animation series that are inspired by Medieval Europe and, out of its myth, legend, and literature, have created something new.
Here are nine books that look at the Byzantine world, published in 2019.
Star Wars world has several connections to some very medieval ideas: (Jedi) knights and their swords, their code of conduct, Arthurian myth with the special boy who is unaware of his ancestry…
The aim of the study is to sketch a picture of female presence in public space in the urban milieu of the Byzantine Empire in the 6th to the 8th centuries.
Fifteenth-century bone saddles form a particularly unique and special object group in medieval Central European history.
The Londoners who entered pleadings in this court between 1405 and 1415 have left a fascinating glimpse into both interpersonal violence and the world of savvy litigators.
Today, the heartbreaking news about child death, in most cases, is viewed as “unexpected” or “rare.” However, the medieval corpus reflects the grim reality that child death was common.
This dissertation examines aristocratic brothers in order to understand how elite men negotiated the pressures of gender and kinship in the context of the Hundred Years’ War (1337-1453).
A medieval ring from the late 9th to mid 10th century, discovered in central Poland, has been been revealed to be one of the earliest Christian artefacts found in that country.
A high-resolution georadar has detected traces of a ship burial and a settlement that probably dates to the Merovingian or Viking Period at Edøy in northwestern Norway.
Ruth Mazo Karras on how expectations for men and masculine behaviour differed between medieval cultures.
The sinking of the White Ship in 1120 had far reaching repercussions for the Anglo-Norman hegemony, sparking a succession crisis and sowing the seeds of three decades of dynastic strife between the Conqueror’s grandchildren.
Right near the beginning of Ivanhoe, Scott gives a description of the Norman in England and the Saxon. His description sets the Normans in England up very clearly as the evil colonisers and Anglo-Norman as the imposed language of colonisers.
In 1016, London was one of very few English cities of European significance. This reflected London’s prominence as a trading port, an economic and administrative hub, and population centre, rather than any status as a nascent capital city.
Looking at the history of Ireland, including the many states that existed during its medieval period.
Creating Scotland: Assembling a Medieval Kingdom Lecture by Hamish Torrie, Adrian Maldonado and Heather Pulliam Given at the National Museum Scotland, on October…
‘He who visits Santiago but not San Salvador visits the servant but not the Lord’
Its thousand pages are rich in everyday objects, farming tools, real and imaginary animals, which all conceal a hidden message!
This article examines how Mývatn Icelanders were able to partially connect to the continental trade in beads, the Baltic trade in flint, and to other European trade networks operating between the 9th and 15th centuries, and to what extent these networks were able to influence the early Mývatn economy.
This essay ask for the reasons why some rulers such as Otto I strove for an imperial agenda and how the expeditions of his margraves across Elbe were legitimized by contemporary writers.
Catrien Santing explores the concept of hospitality business within the context of sincere charity one side and the earning of money on the other.
This week, Danièle explores the life and writings of one of the most outspoken women of the Middle Ages: Christine de Pizan.