It will run from January 11 to February 26, 2021, and is aimed at K-12 educators.
Researchers who analyzed thousands of documents covering a 300-year span of plague outbreaks in London, England, have estimated that the disease spread four…
The University of Exeter is hosting a free online event on November 14th about their project on medieval books. Participants will get a sneak preview about the Tretiz, a textbook used to teach French in medieval England.
A new study finds a trigger for the Little Ice Age that cooled Europe from the 1300s through mid-1800s, and supports surprising model results suggesting that under the right conditions sudden climate changes can occur spontaneously, without external forcing.
King Canute’s shrine no longer holds the precious silk textiles placed in it at his enshrinement. Instead it is likely that the textiles from his brother’s shrine at some point have been moved to King Canute’s shrine.
The largest conference for medievalists will be taking place virtually next year. The International Congress on Medieval Studies is set to go online from May 10th to 15th in 2021.
The British government will be returning rate medieval tiles – dating to the 13th or 14th century – which had been smuggled out of Uzbekistan.
Taking place in Frankfurt, Germany from 13-14 July 2021
A pioneering initiative to make texts from the Middle Ages available to scholars and students around the world receives continued support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Ames Library is partnering with Indiana University Bloomington and a consortium of higher-learning institutions in a three-year grant for The Peripheral Manuscripts Project: Digitizing Medieval Manuscript Collections in the Midwest.
The skyline of the English city of Norwich will have a new feature from the end of this week as the £13.5m Royal Palace Reborn project to transform Norwich Castle keep takes a major step forward with the construction of a large tower crane on the Castle’s Norman mound.
How did medieval monasteries in Africa look? A new project from the University of Warsaw has been able to digitally reconstruct a monastery from Nubia.
Chromium steel – similar to what we know today as tool steel – was first made in Persia, nearly a millennium earlier than experts previously thought.
Analysis of 14th-15th century latrines in Jerusalem and Riga, Latvia identifies some of the microbes found in the guts of these pre-industrial populations, illuminating how gut contents have changed since medieval times.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a high-status warlord who lived in the sixth century. They believe the discovery will have important implications for our understanding of society in post-Roman Britain.
The remains of two Vikings from the same family – one in England and the other in Denmark – are to be reunited more than 1,000 years after their deaths, with help from Oxfordshire County Council’s Museum Service.
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An early medieval skull found in southern England has revealed a young woman who had her nose and lips cut off and may also have been scalped. This is the first archaeological example of facial mutilation from this period.
The City of York, along with the York Archaeological Trust, are about to begin work on restoring and stabilising part of the York’s medieval walls.
After 24 years and 126 issues, Renaissance Magazine has folded.
Fans of medieval art have another place they can once again explore, as The Cloisters has re-opened to the public.
The largest genetic study of the Vikings ever done has just been published, and offers surprising discoveries about the medieval warriors, including that they may not be quite as Nordic as hitherto believed.
Archaeologists working in Poland have found dozens of artefacts from the area of the Battle of Grunwald, including two well-preserved battle axes.
A precious manuscript leaf from a thirteenth-century Latin Bible that almost certainly originated from Glastonbury Abbey has been acquired by the University of Bristol.