Groundbreaking Exhibition Explains Why the Dark Ages Weren’t Really Dark After blockbuster runs in London and Istanbul, 1001 Inventions, an exhibition highlighting the scientific legacy
Event: Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum at the Society of the Four Arts Date: December 4th to
Exhibition at the Getty Center features historical French manuscripts from the Middle Ages. These days, famous lines such as “let them eat cake” have made
The Taliban are frequently referred to in the press as “medieval”, Hannam says in this engaging history, but while life in the Middle Ages was
A German researcher has studied medieval criminal law and found that our image of the sadistic treatment of criminals in the Dark Ages is only
Art museums are victims of their own success, although it’s hard to feel sorry for them. To curry favor at the box office, they’ve convinced
At the 2009 Boar’s Head event, the Society for Creative Anachronism organization participated in activities ranging from fighting tournaments to belly dancing classes and feasts.
A taffeta dress with a metallic sheen to it swishes by. Flowers line the women’s hair. Men saunter around in faux armor. Silk, sheer scarves,