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What's inside the Pot? Find out in this week's Medieval News Roundup

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:06
From a Medieval Fifty Shades of Grey to Black Death vs Zombie Apocalypse, here are some of the news medievalists want to know...

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Books to be written, books to be destroyed - Medieval News Roundup

Tue, 2014-11-04 14:53
Our collection of interesting news, videos and tweets about the Middle Ages.

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Finally, check out this image of the November issue of Vogue Paris, where Adriana Lima shows off some 'neo-armor' from Dolce & Gabbana.

Categories: History, SCA news sites

Westminster Abbey, Ukek and York: Medieval News Roundup

Mon, 2014-10-27 20:43
From archaeological discoveries in Russia and England, to a 15th century recipe on 'Caudell of Almondys', here is some of the things we found in the news, on the blogs, and on Twitter.

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Damsels, Tree Bark and York/Jorvik: Medieval News Roundup

Wed, 2014-10-22 15:48
This week's roundup finds some stories on how York is promoting its connection to its Viking past, wonderful images of writing on tree bark from medieval Novgorod and the troubles of being a historian in Cambodia.

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Trying to find Harold, reading the Magna Carta, and going 3D: Medieval News Roundup

Mon, 2014-10-13 21:47
This week we take a look at some stories about the search for King Harold (sigh), some interesting medieval archaeological discoveries, and the wolf curse...

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Vikings, Emojis and Michaelmas: Medieval News Round-up

Mon, 2014-09-29 20:15
This week's news from the medievalverse has Anders Winroth talking about his new book The Age of the Vikings, funding for Newport's medieval ship, and Buzzfeed talking another look at medieval images.

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Today (September 29th) is also Michaelmas, the Christian feast of St. Michael the Archangel. During the Middle Ages it was an important feastday.

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Secret Passageways and Trebuchet Trick Shots: Medieval News Roundup

Mon, 2014-09-22 14:38
This week's news for medievalists features the mystery of how books were being stolen from a medieval monastery's library, and the plans to build an Anglo-Saxon house.

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Finally, check out our Instagram page, where you can see some of the photos we have been taking, such as this fun picture from Southwark Cathedral:

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Byzantium on Scotland, Hospital Food and the 1970s: Medieval News Roundup

Mon, 2014-09-15 11:02
For our fellow medievalists, here are some of the news and interesting posts that we came across in the last week:

[View the story "Byzantium on Scotland, Hospital Food and the 1970s: Medieval News Roundup " on Storify] Finally, this image, created in 1512, shows the first mention of the phrase: "Throw out the baby with the bath water".


Found in Narrenbeschwörung (Appeal to Fools) by Thomas Murner.
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Medieval Cures, Archaeological Finds, and The Quest: Medieval News Roundup

Tue, 2014-09-09 10:20
Some of the interesting news about the Middle Ages that have come out in recent days:

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Armour on Bodies, Divergent Bodies, and what it takes to have a volcano named after you

Wed, 2014-08-20 08:56
Our latest medieval news roundup, including a few articles, archaeology news, tweets about upcoming conferences, the next medieval TV show, and catching up on progress at Guédelon Castle:

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