Cracking the myths of the Middle Ages

In an article on Cracked.com, Steve Kolenberg sets the world straight on 6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes including the "Dark" Ages, everything was filthy, and knights were chivalrous.

The humorous article also takes on the myth that life was "nasty, brutish and short," and that the oppression of women was the norm. Have fun and learn something!