When Suleiman the Magnificent died in Szigetvár his heart and entrails were buried there. His newly discovered mausoleum is hoped to be a new tourism magnet
The Castle in Lauf – also known as the Wenzelschloss – was constructed by Charles IV in 1356 on the road between Prague and Nuremberg.
Twice a year the Tarasque – a medieval river-monster – is dragged through the streets of Tarascon in memory of the heroic deed of St. Martha of Bethany
Tarascon is a small town located on the banks of the river Rhône between Arles and Avignon at an old Roman junction. Extensive toll registers from the 14th century shed light on life in Late Medieval Province.
Tarascon in Vaucluse is a small city in Provence situated on the banks of Rhône between Avignon in the north and Arles downstream. It is famous for its massive castle from ca. 1400
New book by Bruce M. S. Campbell on the Great Transition from 13th to the 16th century promises to be the new bible in environmental history
The newly published Old World Drought Atlas was recently used to gauge the seriousness of the Syrian Draught, the like of which has not been seen for 900 years.
Medieval charters are valuable resources for writing local histories of landscapes and lives. But they are also useful when studying networks through time
Don’t miss the small Oratory of St John the Baptist in Urbino painted with a famous cycle of murals by the brothers Lorenzo and Jacopo Salimbeni
New book analyses the different forms of space, which people lived, moved around, and inhabited in the Medieval and Early Modern England and Ireland
Links to the legends of Tristan and Yseult and not Arthur may have been the reason Richard I chose to built a castle there in 1225
Since 2010 curators at English Heritage have worked hard to make Tintagel both more informative and welcoming. The question is: have they succeeded?
This summer archaeologists have been excavating in Cornwall at Tintagel, the famous site for Arthurian Legend. The results are exhilarating.
Each month we stumble over news which might interest – upcoming exhibitions, new blogs, new resources. Don’t miss the updated list of minor medieval news…
Cutting-edge research carried out on the collections of Medieval Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam’s in Cambridge is currently exhibited.
In 2010 a group of digital wizards recreated the Maior Ecclesia of Cluny. Now, another team has worked to reconstruct the soundscape.
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Each month we stumble over news which might interest – upcoming exhibitions, new blogs, new resources. Don’t miss the updated list…