1001 CE to 1100 CE
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 00:25
The Battle of Brunanburh, fought in 937 c.e., saw the defeat of the Vikings by the Anglo-Saxons. Now researchers believe they can place the epic battle at Wirral in England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 13:39
Two new books on the Crusades have hit the shelves. New Yorker writer Joan Acocella does the review.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-13 15:16
Duke Arthur of Lockehaven was featured in a History Channel program about the Battle of Hastings. His Grace has provided SCAtoday.net with a behind-the-scenes peek at the filming of "Command Decisions".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 12:27
The Online Medieval and Classical Library presents its 12th offering, "The Song of Roland."
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-06 17:13
"Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation" will be on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through April 24, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 12:08
An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 08:18
The remains of a 1,000-year-old mosque have been discovered near Baft in southern Iran.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 15:27
Archaeologists have discovered the family home of a Viking woman they believe returned to Iceland after a trip to North America, where she had given birth to a child.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 20:10
The History Channel will present "The Battle of Hastings," part of its Command Decisions series on Saturday November 20 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 18:38
Regia Anglorum is a medievalist organization that recreates the life and culture of England in the period immediately preceding the Battle of Hastings in 1066 CE. Officially, their time period of interest is the period from 950 CE to 1066 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 16:16
R. Howard Bloch will teach an NEH summer seminar at Yale University entitled The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 22:38
Workers near Žilina, Slovakia have begun excavating the ruins of a complete 10th-13th century village beneath the site of a proposed Hyundai/Kia car plant.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-18 18:01
Researchers, working on an 85cm-long piece of wood found near the town of Nanortalik, Greenland in 1997, now believe that it was a ski.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 18:34
New research shows that Arab scholars cracked the secret of hieroglyphs 800 years before the discovery of the Rosetta stone.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 23:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-11 11:40
A new study by the Ohio State University states that Northern European men of the early Middle Ages were nearly as tall as modern-day Americans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-08-29 19:30
Researchers from Archaeology South East have uncovered a number of links to Battle Abbey's medieval past during a recent dig including an arrowhead and the remains of a monastery.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 10:07
Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-29 12:58
"What? Behind the rabbit?" "It is the rabbit! It's got nasty, sharp, pointy teeth!" A two-acre site in South Uist (Scotland) that once contained a Viking village is threatened by destructive rabbits.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 07:54
The public has its first chance to view a medieval Egyptian map showing England as a "tiny, egg-shaped lump." The map is now on display at the Bodleian Library in Oxford, England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 11:21
New owners of the cave where the remains of the "Wookey Witch" were discovered fear the results of an ancient curse and want them back.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-16 13:37
Archaeologists have discovered a 1,000-year-old padded bra in a tomb in Inner Mongolia.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-01-02 21:39
History News Network: Australian Michael Hastings is, in truth, King Michael I of England, the heir to the Plantagenet bloodline, and should be living in Buckingham Palace rather than Jerilderie, NSW, according to a British historian.