I Love Medieval History

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    A Great Book About The Lives Of Ordinary People In The Middle Ages.

    I am reading "Medieval People" by Eileen Powers. Each chapter is about a specific person (or type of person): a serf, a prioress, a wool merchant, etc. The introductory chapter (in the second edition but not in the first) describes the transition from Roman to Medieval times via...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone
    61-65, M
    2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    The Battle Of Tannenberg 600-year Anniversary Re-enactment.

    1410 - the army of the Order of the Teutonic Knights of St. Mary's Hospital in Jerusalem, counting an estimate of 27.000 men commanded by the Teutonic Grand Master Ulrich von Jungingen, crosses the border of the Kingdom of Poland in an attempt to hold the march of the combined...
    DuranteAlighieri DuranteAlighieri
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 25, 2010

    A Fascinating And Sometimes Forgotten Period

    I find mediaeval history very interesting. It's a period which is often over-looked by popular history and modern culture, which only adds to my desire to find out more about it. The first 500 years are shrouded in mystery with very little documentation surviving and an array...
    taloden taloden
    26-30, M
    May 1, 2010
    PanHead1989 PanHead1989
    26-30, M
    Feb 2, 2016
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