Archaeologists digging along the southern wall of the Old City of Jerusalem on Mount Zion have announced the discovery of a ditch and artefacts that have been linked to siege and conquest of the city in 1099 during the First Crusade.
Leiden University Libraries and Brill Publishers have launched Codices Vossiani Graeci et Miscellanei Online – the digitized collection of famous Greek manuscripts and mixed Greek and Latin manuscripts of Isaac Vossius (1618-1689).
Later this month a memorial stone will be unveiled in a picturesque English churchyard to one of the most important figures in the history of women’s literature, more than six centuries after she passed away.
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum will be launching two art history courses that will allow students to experience it’s world-class medieval collection like never before.
A unique find of two boat burials from the Viking Age have been discovered in Sweden. One of the two graves was intact with remains of a man, a horse and a dog.
It’s the treasure that unearthed the dramatic history of seventh century England and the world of its warrior elite. Ten years ago on 5 July 2009, the Staffordshire Hoard was discovered in a farmer’s field near Lichfield.
International Symposium in Paris, September 12-14 2019
A British Academy-funded investigation interprets the 15th century goldsmith and sculpture Lorenzo Ghiberti’s incomplete ‘Third Commentary’ reflecting on artistic progress.
The International Medieval Congress, one the largest academic conferences about the Middle Ages, has started this week at the University of Leeds.
A recently completed study indicates that the material of the jewellery found together with human remains at a Finnish water burial site originates in southern Europe, contrary to what researchers had previously thought.
Unicorns, lions, and griffins – you can find real and fantastical beasts in Los Angeles, as the J. Paul Getty Museum hosts an exhibition on Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World.
One of the medieval towers in the Afghan city of Ghazni has collapsed, with video footage showing its dramatic fall.
The findings suggest that the political upheaval following the Vandal sack of Rome in AD 455 and the 6th century wars between the Ostrogoths and the Byzantines may have had a direct impact on the food resources and diet of those working at Portus Romae.
A community archaeological dig in part of the former Abbey of St Edmund in southeastern England has unearthed a medieval ring and pottery.
A grape variety still used in wine production in France today can be traced back 900 years to just one ancestral plant, scientists have discovered.
Australian archaeologists have discovered 15 new sites in Laos containing more than one hundred 1000-year-old massive stone jars possibly used for the dead.
A small medieval memorial brass has brought to light the sad story of a young girl whose short life, and tragic death, had previously gone unnoticed by historians and academics.
Fans of all things Norse in Scotland will have the chance to take in performances and family-friendly activities this weekend when Dumbarton Castle hosts the Rock of Ages festival.
A study of the Justinianic Plague has revealed how diverse the pandemic was, as well as provides the first genetic evidence that it reached the British Isles.
The remains of a warrior buried at the end of the 10th century in an earthen mausoleum has been located in the village Bodzia in central Poland.
Until this week it was believed that the famous Lewis chessmen collection consisted of 93 pieces. However, a previously long-lost piece has been unveiled, and is expected to be auctioned for as much as £1 million.
Scotland’s Doune Castle is renamed to celebrate the legacy of HBO’s Game of Thrones.
Suzanne Conklin Akbari, widely recognized for her intellectual range and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the field of Medieval Studies, will join the Faculty of the School of Historical Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study,
Grimbergen Abbey in Belgium has revealed it has received the permits to build a new microbrewery, where they will combine brewing traditions from medieval books from the abbey’s library with modern and innovative techniques to craft limited-edition batches of premium beers.