'An army marches on its stomach', in the dark ages arming and feeding armies became more organised in time, in defence as in attack - 'logistics' is no modern invention
There is much debate over why people were accused and killed for witchcraft during the Middle Ages through the Early Modern Period. Here is a compilation of theories that might explain it.
Along with Florence and Rome, Venice also became an important center of the Renaissance taking place in Italy.
This is part 4 of a 4 (or 5) part hands-on unit on the Medieval Period. Create a Coat of Arms and swords, hold a jousting tournament, act out a knighting ceremony, and more! These lessons are geared toward 4th-5th grade...
The game of Badminton dates back to Medieval Europe and possibly further. An early version of the game was called Battledore and Shuttlecock, it was a simpler game than the modern version, but fun!
The fate of the Princes in the Tower fascinates us. But who gain most from their disappearance? Their uncle Richard III, vilified by the Tudors and William Shakespeare? Or was it Henry Tudor?
As an artist, I have some concern with magnificence and whether or not there still is any in the world. According to Aristotle, magnificence is a virtue pertaining to wealthy building great monuments.
The medieval theater can be viewed as an integral link between the great dramatists of the classical era and the modern theater. The church's prominence in the early medieval theater shaped much of its form and...
Before there was Bram Stoker's Dracula, there was history's Vlad Dracul. And Vlad, unlike Dracula, was the real deal. In one of two articles, Vlad the Impaler's evil is exposed.
Richard III was descended from Edmund of Langley, in name only...