Archive - Sep 14, 2009 - Story

Old Norse manuscripts online

The website Wikimedia Commons has digital images of several Old Norse manuscripts available to view online. The site also has brief information about the documents.

Modern "global cities" inspired by patterns in the Middle Ages

In an article for Der Spiegel Parag Khanna, director of the Global Governance Program at the New America Foundation in Washington discusses how the current transition process toward global governance began in the rise of Europe's city states during the Middle Ages.

Storming the castle - Russian style

A group of Russian medieval re-enactors "had fun storming the castle." The photos are posted on the English Russia website.