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Friends, Vassals or Foes: Relations and their representations between Frisians and Scandinavians in the Viking Age

<b>Friends, Vassals or Foes: Relations and their representations between Frisians and Scandinavians in the Viking Age, late 8th to 11th centuries</b><p>By …

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Miraculous Bleach and Giant Feet: Were Medieval People Racist? II

<i>This is Part XII of The Public Medievalist’s continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Dr. Dark Age.</i><p><b>Go back to the beginning of the</b> …

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The Oxford map of Palestine in the work of Matthew Paris

He was long-winded, opinionated, cranky, and interested in everything. He moves from politics at court, to the abuses of ecclesiastical power, to …

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Carolingian Experiments – 2017 Annual Marco Symposium begins on Friday

The Carolingian era—best known for Emperor Charlemagne, the first Holy Roman Emperor—and its lasting impact on Europe will be the topic of the 14th …

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Women and Power in the Middle Ages: Political Aspects of Medieval Queenship

<b>Women and Power in the Middle Ages: Political Aspects of Medieval Queenship</b><p>By Raphaela Averkorn<p><i>Political Systems and Definitions of Gender Roles</i>, …

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Book Excerpt: Warriors and Kings The 1500-Year Battle For Celtic Britain by Martin Wall

<b>Excerpt: The Enigma of Arthur – Chapter 6</b><p>The historian J. N. L Myers in his <i>The English Settlements</i> (Oxford, 1986) thought that more time had been …

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Word Wednesday.

<b>Glaucous</b>Adjective.1 a: of a pale yellow-green color. b: of a light bluish-gray or bluish-white color.2: having a powdery or waxy coating that gives a …

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Wolf Hall Continues in York

Historic Barley Hall has announced that it will continue to display six of the most sumptuous costumes from the smash-hit BBC drama for another 12 …

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William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North

<b>William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North</b><p>Lecture by Gillian Waters<p>Given at the University of York on April 29, 2014<p>In 1066 William the …

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The Face Of A Man Who Died 700 Years Ago Is Revealing How The Poor Lived In Medieval England

As a collective civilization, we’ve made some strides in how we care for the poor and frail but, even in the 21st century, the indigent are often …

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Unethical Medieval Nuns on Display?

So where does one go to see a genuine archaeologically discovered medieval ornamented grave-slab of the highest quality, displayed upright and in the …

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Where do the “White Middle Ages” come from?

<i>This is Part XI of The Public Medievalist’s continuing series on Race, Racism and the Middle Ages, by Dr. Helen Young. Her book</i> <b>Race and Popular</b> …

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Special offer for Lebanon: Time travel with the Israeli military

As Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett sees it, another war between Israel and its Lebanese neighbour “will mean sending Lebanon back to the …

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Hubble Finds a Star Missing Since the Middle Ages

Medieval Europe wasn’t the only place in the universe marred by war during the Middle Ages. In the 1400s, there was a celestial battle raging in the …

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Book Review: Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

After receiving an enthusiastic response at the conclusion of the Borderlines conference at Trinity College Dublin in 2013, <b>Gregory Huslman</b> and <b>Caoimhe</b> …

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Gameloft Soft Launches 'Iron Blade: Medieval Legends', But Region Locks Access

Categories<p>360iDev (3)<p>Android (161)<p>Apple TV (36)<p>Companion (36)<br>• Emulator (55)<br>• Internet (1)<br>• Jailbreak (21)<br>• Misc (5)<br>• Music (5)<br>• Utility (16)<p>CES (8)<p>Deals (41)<p>E3 …

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Miracle Children: Medieval Hagiography and Childhood Imperfection

Medieval miracle narratives, written to promote the posthumous miraculous activities of saints from their shrines, document the stories of pilgrims …

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Nasty, Brutish and Short: The Lives of Cattle and Sheep in Medieval Finland

For thousands of years, the ancestors of today’s Finncattle and Finnsheep survived on scarce nutrition, but actually starved in the Middle Ages in …

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The Quennells and the ‘History of Everyday Life’ in England, c. 1918–69

<b>The Quennells and the ‘History of Everyday Life’ in England, c. 1918–69</b><p>By Laura Carter<p><i>History Workshop Journal</i>, Issue 81 (2016)<p>Introduction: A new …

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New Medieval Books: From News to Games

Five more books for medievalists to take a look at.<p><b>The Saxon Times: 1066 Newspaper of the Year</b><p>By David Clarke<p>Bretwalda Books<br>ISBN: 978-1-910440-45-2<p>A …

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The Medieval Magazine: (Volume 3, Issue 5)

We’ve just released our latest issue of the Medieval Magazine!<p><b>In this issue:</b><p>The Legacy of St. Patrick<br>Florence – Part II: Visiting the Duomo<br>How King …

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The Cultural-Psychological Aspects of the Presence of African Slaves in Portugal in the Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuries

Slavery and the presence of African slaves – black and white (Berbers and Arabs) – in Portugal in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries had a …

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Students recreate medieval feasts in new course

As part of a new humanities course, undergraduate students replicate the recipes and the ambience of ancient feasts in order to learn about how …

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Early Irish history: the state of the art

Early Irish studies should be engaging with three distinct audiences: these are made up of scholars within the field, medievalists outside of it and …

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Irish and British saints of the early medieval period

Irish saints tend to be studied en masse.

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The Christian Singer: Charlemagne and Beyond

How did this Gregorian or Frankish-Roman music come into existence?

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Mapping the World in Medieval China

This talk looks at the extent of geographic and cartographic knowledge of the world that existed in medieval China.

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Local and Global: Medieval Art in an Age of New Nationalisms

In light of recent world events, this talk addresses some of the disciplinary questions about methodology and classification that underlie the study …

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What Is Your Medieval Profession?

I got <b>Stable Boy</b>! Thank you to Shachar Orren of Playbuzz.com for letting us post this on Medievalists.net.

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Fish on Friday I: Economic Blessing or Dietary Sacrifice?

A lack of red meat on the medieval table meant the diners were having a humble meal, and fish was a convenient substitute protein.

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