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800-Year-Old Medieval Chain Mail Vest From Norman Period Discovered in Longford, Ireland
A link to Ireland's medieval past was located in a shed after a chance encounter during Granard's Heritage Week this summer. That find consisted of an authentic, stunningly well-preserved 800-year-old ...
August 27, 2021
The Impermanence of Outer Beauty
Hans Baldung’s painting “The Three Ages of Woman and Death” asks where outer beauty fits in our lives. ...
November 19, 2019
Film Review: ‘The King’: Medieval Mud Movie Tops ‘Henry V,’ No Actual Shakespeare Necessary
R | 2h 20min | Biography, Drama, History | 1 November 2019 (USA) You’ve seen “Braveheart.” So you ...
October 24, 2019
‘Enjoying’ The Medieval Cathedral
Commentary For those who fear that the contemporary Christian church is spiraling into unseriousness and irrelevance, another sign ...
August 13, 2019
5 People Who Died From Crossbow Wounds Believed to Be Part of a Medieval Folklore Cult
Five people who mysteriously died after crossbow bolts pierced their bodies in southern Germany could be part of ...
May 16, 2019
Medieval Tips to Revive England’s Struggling Cathedrals
In many parts of England, cathedrals face a financial crisis: They are expensive to maintain, often need renovations, ...
July 15, 2018
Tucson Artifacts Suggest Romans Made It to New World in 8th Century: Expert
Medieval scholar Donald Yates, Ph.D., is shedding new light on controversial artifacts found near Tuscon, Ariz., in the ...
April 9, 2016
Homunculus: The Alchemical Creation of Little People With Great Powers
Medieval scientists claimed to have created little people. The ethics of creating artificial life has long been debated!
May 4, 2015
Oldest Piece of Polyphonic Music Found: 1,100-Year-Old Chant (+Listen Here)
Once chanted solemnly in devotion to Boniface, the patron saint of Germany, this music has not found voice ...
December 30, 2014
1,300 Year-Old Ski Found in Norway (Video)
A lot has changed since people first started skiing, which is evident in what archaeologists believe to be ...
October 16, 2014
2 Ancient Skeletons Found Holding Hands in Medieval Chapel
Archaeologists have discovered two skeletons holding hands at an ancient site of pilgrimage, in the newly-discovered Chapel of ...
October 10, 2014
UFOs Invade Renaissance Art?
Several paintings from the Renaissance and the Middle Ages contain objects some say look a lot like flying ...
September 26, 2014
Strange Cases of Mass Hysteria Through History
Mass hysteria has had large groups of people dancing or laughing for days or weeks straight, sometimes to ...
September 18, 2014
The Evolution of Sea Monsters on Medieval Maps
"The creatures look purely fantastic. They all look like they were just made up ... But, in fact, ...
July 14, 2014
Viking Berserkers—Fierce Warriors or Drug-Fuelled Madmen?
The meaning of the word 'berserk' originates with the Viking berserkers, the fierce warriors who were known for ...
July 6, 2014
Medieval Woodcut Shows UFO Battle Over Nuremberg Germany, 1561?
Medieval UFO battle?: Hans Glaser was a journalist of sorts in 16th century Germany. He depicted a wondrous ...
June 14, 2014
Supreme Court Rejects Republicans’ Challenge to Pelosi’s Voting Rules
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Challenges to Colleges Using Race in Admissions
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Russian Stocks Tumble on Fears of Ukraine Invasion, Sanctions Against Moscow
NATO Places Extra Forces on Standby, Deploys Additional Warships and Jets to Eastern Europe
Twitter Accounts of Several Indian Ministers Hacked by Unknown Individuals
UK Court Lets Julian Assange Appeal Extradition to US
As DOJ Cracks Down on Chinese Espionage, Critics Seeks to Abolish Initiative, Citing Racial Discrimination
Truck Drivers Protesting COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Begin March From Vancouver to Ottawa
UK, Australia, Germany Withdraw Embassy Personnel and Families From Ukraine