Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Inc. 1286, f. 008v 2020 has been quite a year for history lessons. In the midst of so much madness, folks keep looking to historians for parallels.
The climate can change fast and it can change hard. One of the great mistakes of modern society (no doubt pre-modern too to the extent they could) is building a.
News you can use: Paul Booth, a historian at Keele University in England, found three examples dating from 1310 and 1311 of a man known in legal documents as Roger.
In what is extremely rare medieval history blogging, this list of unfortunately nicknamed medieval kings is pretty great. Below we have Alfonso the Slobberer And here's Henry the Impotent
Learning about the oldest existing dead body used for medical experiments does not make me feel any less queasy about medieval Europe, but it is most certainly quite interesting. I'm.
My friend Jay Rubenstein has been promoting his new book about the first Crusade with a series of pieces at HuffPo. His latest asks whether the Crusades or early Jihad.