Archive - Aug 28, 2005 - Story

Evidence of medieval caesarian shows people valued life.

An article about the fine of a skeleton from 12th Century England showing evidence of a Caesarian section performed on a woman.

Georgian Tribes Loved their Wine

New excavations of wine cellars near Atskuri, Georgia reveal that Georgian tribes from the early Middle Ages worshiped wine. The wine cellars were found during construction of a gas pipeline.

"Charlemagne's Tablecloth" Looks at the History of Feasting

William Grimes of the New York Times reviews Charlesmagne's Tablecloth: a Piquant History of Feasting by Nichola Fletcher.