Henry III may be remembered as a pious emperor. But he was also eganged in medieval feuds, such as with the Billungs, the Saxon dukes
In the 11th century, the rich silver mines in Rammelsberg gave rise to the construction of a splendid palace complex in Goslar.
Henry III (1016 – 1056), Holy Roman Emperor, recieved a very fine education. This prompted him to commission several remarkable Golden Gospels at Echternach
This year, the city of Goslar in Harzen celebrates the 1000-year anniversary of the birth of Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor with exhibitions and lectures
The Holy Roman Emperor, Henry III, was called a pious king by some of his contemporaries; others, however, claimed he was hypocrite
Stolen in 2013 from a local church in Borghorst, the invaluable reliquary cross from c. 1050 is back in the hands of the Diocese of Münster
In 1377 a fabulous medieval Christmas banquet was celebrated in the ancient royal castle at île des la Cité. A newly opened exhibition tells the story
Inequality is here to stay. The question is only, how “medieval” will it become? And when will the crash set in?
Studies of Vikings and their pirating and warfare seldom pause to reflect upon the enormous investment, the ships represented. New book sets this right.
Around 750 CE 41 people were buried in two Viking ships at Salme in Estonia. New studies tell us about who they were and where they came from
Ship burials in North Western Europe are few and far between. The question is: when and where did this burial practice originate?
The price went soaring when Sotheby’s sold a eucharistic dove from 13th century Limoges
Until recently the Castle of Füzér was a dilapidated ruin romantically hewn from a steep rock in north-eastern Hungary. Now it has been completely rebuilt.
St. Denis in Northern Paris was the first Gothic cathedral. In 1846 its magnificent spire crumbled in a storm. Now, plans are underway to reconstruct it
We all know that medieval chicken soup is a great healer for anyone suffering from pneumonia, asthma, or just an ordinary cold. But it is also comfort food
Medieval Spanish cookbooks witness to a diverse cultural heritage inspired by Arab as well as Catalan and Castilian traditions
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