Archive - Dec 14, 2010

Medieval kosher feast in the East

In medieval Spain Moslims, Christians and Jews lived together in relative peace. SCA members recently brought a taste of Jewish life in the Middle Ages to the Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel in Maywood, New Jersey. Susan Joy Clark of NorthJersey.com has the story.

Pipes with personalized decoration found at Jamestown colony

400-year old smoking pipes bearing the names of their intended owners have been unearthed in Jamestown, Virginia (USA).

High living standards in medieval England

Researchers at the university of Warwick in England believe that life in medieval England was not the bleak, muddy image that is often seen in the movie as and on TV.