Archive - May 7, 2006

Medieval Tuscan Village Goes for UK£40m

A medieval Tuscan village on the outskirts of Peccioli went on the auction block and was estimated to bring in UK£40m.

Pacific University Returns to the Middle Ages

The Pacific University History Department, the Center for Women and Gender Equity and the Barony of Three Mountains hosted a Medieval Faire April 29, 2006 on the University's campus in Oregon.

Today in the Middle Ages: May 7, 558

On May 7, 558, the dome of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople collapsed after an earthquake.

Ruins of Village Found Dating Back to 1300 A.D.

An archaeology buff in South Wales spent approximately US$50,000 to purchase a 4.5-acre plot of land to see if the ruins of a village lay beneath it.