1301 CE to 1400 CE
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-10-13 18:23
700 years after it was looted by Catalan mercenaries, Vatopedi Monastery in northern Greece will celebrate a two-year restoration project funded by the Catalan administration.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-09-22 10:47
How sweet it is! Diana A. Galang looks at the history of candy in an article for the Manilla Bulletin.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-09-20 16:10
"Prague, The Crown of Bohemia, 1347-1437" will be on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 3.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-09-17 10:19
A group of William Wallace enthusiasts have set out to save and preserve the site where the Scottish hero was betrayed. The site, near Glasgow, has become a dumping ground and popular haunt of drug users.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-08-28 12:17
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-17 11:45
A 14th century English home, owned by a lawyer, has a secret in its basement: It is the final resting place of some 10,000 of London's dead.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-07-12 17:35
Drumin Castle, the 14th century home of the notorious "Wolf of Badenoch," is set to re-open to the public after extensive restoration. The fortress is located on the Glenlivet Estate in Moray, Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-07-04 17:30
Archaeologists from the Gibraltar Museum have discovered the pillars of the Gate of Granada, the 14th century main entrance to the city.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-06-13 14:13
Humor is ageless, or so believes John Emerson in his weblog 700 Year Old Jokes, a collection of humorous stories from a 13th century Persian Bishop.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-13 15:51
In an article for Nature, Leonardo Ricci, of the University of Trento, writes that poet Dante Alighieri described the law of motion in physics 300 years before Galileo.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-04-10 05:53
A double-handed sword used by Scottish hero William Wallace left Scotland for New York, where it was the centerpiece of an exhibit at New York's Grand Central Station.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-03-28 07:34
Students at a high school in Oakland, California, attended a performance of "The Rap Canterbury Tales" by Dirk "Baba" Brinkman, a "hip-hop Chaucer rapper."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-23 18:04
A 14th genealogical roll written in Norman French was sold recently to a private collector, assuring that the manuscript will remain in England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-22 10:34
An online quiz lets you discover who you would have been in the year 1400 C.E.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-20 12:33
New York Times reviewer Michiko Kakutani looks at The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time, a new book by John Kelly.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-19 16:22
Ten feet beneath a farmer's field near Linlithgow, Scotland lies a secret: a network of 14th century sandstone tunnels.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-05 13:28
In the largest project of its kind ever attempted in Britain, a team of archaeologists are drilling bore holes to try to map medieval Yarmouth.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-03-04 15:26
The Faculty of Media Studies and the Department of Sociology and Communications of Rome's La Sapienza is celebrating the 700th anniversary of the university.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-27 07:36
A 14th century swimming pool has been unearthed under the Mameluke Palace in Cairo, Egypt.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-12 17:30
The grand master of the Knights Templar has sent a letter to the Vatican demanding an apology for persecution of the group during the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-03 09:43
Caludon Castle in Coventry, England has been taken off the English Heritage National Buildings at risk list after a £33,000 facelift.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 11:38
A fund-raising campaign by England's National Art Collections Fund to attempt to keep the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter in the country has fallen short by UK£100,000.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-26 12:18
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has purchased the Stroganoff Madonna, the last known painting by Duccio di Buoninsegna still in private hands.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 21:21
Over fifty shipwrecks dating to ancient times have been catalogued beneath the waters of Germany's Lake Constance.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 10:47
The Cleveland Museum of Art will host en exhibit entitled Dukes & Angels: Art from the Court of Burgundy (1364-1419) October 24, 2004 through January 9, 2005.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-10-30 13:27
Small pieces of bone, the leftovers from button making, have been found on the site of an old Salvation Army building in Coventry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-30 04:24
A cemetery dating to the 14th century, was discovered recently in downtown Zagreb, Croatia during road construction.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-21 12:25
The exhumation of remains from the Medici Family tomb in Florence, Italy has set to rest the question of whether or not family members were murdered.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 14:02
A well-preserved fresco dating to 1370 has been found on the wall of the Santa Maria della Scala hospital museum in Siena, Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 09:18
A document detailing the reasons for the exile of Italian Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri from Florence have been made public for the first time.