Biserica Domnească din Curtea de Argeș-Princely Church Curtea de Argeș-Ιεροσ Ναοσ Αγιοu Νικολαου
Biserica datează din anul 1352, fiind realizată în cruce greacă înscrisă. Biserica Sfântul Nicolae Domnesc este unul dintre cele mai reprezentative monumente ale arhitecturii românești medievale, fiin...
A Fossilised Skull Has Revealed When The Last 'Siberian Unicorn' Lived On Earth
For decades, scientists have estimated that the Siberian unicorn - a long-extinct species of mammal that looked more like a rhino than a horse - died out some 350,000 years ago , but a beautifully pre...
Who Was Lady Godiva?
You might associate the name “Godiva” with a brand of Belgian chocolates, but it was first popularized as part of a 900-year-old English legend. The original Lady Godiva was an 11th century noblewoman...
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
The Book of Miracles: Wondrous Medieval Illustrations of Divine Horror
Discovery of oldest Qur’an fragments could resolve enigmatic history of holy text
For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Qur’an is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Muhammad, is neither news, nor particularly controversial. But in ...
Mystery Of The Knights Templars: Protectors Or Treasure Hunters On A Secret Mission?
The Knights Templars were a secret society whose true purpose remains a mystery or is at least vigorously debated among scholars and historians to this day. The Templars left behind many clues of the...
St George's Day: Six Reasons Why St George Is The Perfect Symbol Of Multiculturalism
Most historians think George was born in modern-day Turkey to a Greek family. He served in the army of an Italian city-state and ultimately died living in modern-day Palestine. His parents, though Gre...
Medieval art
Linda Kennedy finds out what happened to the missing pages of a French Book of Hours that Henry VIII probably nicked! Painted by Bourdichon, now rated as gre...
Grotesque Mummy Head Reveals Advanced Medieval Science
Doctors in medieval Europe weren't as idle as it may seem, as a new analysis of the oldest-known preserved human dissection in Europe reveals
Byzantine coinage - Gold Coins - Emperors 491-867
http://www.imperiobizantino.com/byzantium Gold coins with byzantine emperors. From Anastasius I to Michael III. 491-867. The song is All The Day of Gods, fro...
Motet
J S Bach: Motet, Komm Jesu Komm, BWV 229, performed by the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge at the Stanford University Memorial Church, September 17, 2009...
Esclarmonde
Yes, you read it correctly: Joan Sutherland sings Esprits de l'air!... Roland! Roland!, from Massenet's Esclarmonde, in a performance from the Covent Garde...
Beowulf
The first full trailer for Robert Zemeckis' CGI film version of Beowulf. See this article for more: http://www.bitsofnews.com/content/view/5898/
Barcelona Mass
John Cayley introduces and presents Top Chef Affect Mass as part of E-Poetry 2009, Laie Pau Claris bookstore, Barcelona, Spain, 25 May 2009. Video by Chris F...
Medieval art
The medieval art of the Western world covers a vast scope of time and place, over 1000 years of art in Europe, and at times the Middle East and North Africa. It includes major art movements and period...
Medieval architecture
Medieval architecture is architecture common in Medieval Europe.
The Latin cross plan, common in medieval ecclesiastical architecture, takes the Roman basilica as its primary model with subsequen...
Medieval cuisine
Medieval cuisine includes the foods, eating habits, and cooking methods of various European cultures during the Middle Ages, a period roughly dating from the 5th to the 15th century. During this perio...
Medieval dance
Sources for an understanding of dance in Europe in the Middle Ages are limited and fragmentary, being composed of some interesting depictions in paintings and illuminations, a few musical examples of ...
Medieval literature
Medieval literature is a broad subject, encompassing essentially all written works available in Europe and beyond during the Middle Ages (encompassing the one thousand years from the fall of the Weste...
Illuminated manuscript
An engrossed or illuminated manuscript is a manuscript in which the text is supplemented with such decoration as initials, borders (marginalia) and miniature illustrations. In the strictest definition...
Medieval music
Medieval music is Western music written during the Middle Ages. This era begins with the fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century and ends sometime in the early fifteenth century. Establishing t...
Medieval philosophy
Medieval philosophy is the philosophy in the era now known as medieval or the Middle Ages, the period roughly extending from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century C.E. to the Renaiss...