Cultures of Europe
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 13:10
Archaeologists working on the excavation of a 5th or 6th century synagogue near the coastal city of Saranda have uncovered impressive new structures.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 14:39
Historians are using DNA and modern forensic technology to investigate the death of Anges Sorel, mistress to Charles VII of France.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2004-10-06 11:36
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum, as well as a searchable database, featuring European painting and sculpture from the 12th-18th centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 10:16
Amanda Greene reports on the mythology of the Knights Templars and their portrayal in books such as The Da Vinci Code. Is it fact ot fiction?
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 Fri, 2004-08-20 13:51
New evidence from two different sources has placed the legendary Atlantis in either Spain or Ireland.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:13
Leading edge forensic science has been used to reconstruct the face of the Anglo-Saxon woman known as Mrs Getty.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2004-07-13 12:14
This episode of the Links List is about Medieval Kitchens--not the food itself, but the place where it was prepared.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-30 17:29
''Fit for a King: Courtly Manuscripts, 1380-1450'' will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through August 29.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-18 13:34
Germany was where more male and female "witches" were killed by civilian tribunals around the start of the 15th century, according to a new book on the Inquisition -- about 25,000 out of a population of 16 million -- but the book's editor says that fewer people were killed in the Inquisition than is commonly believed.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 15:22
On Sunday June 20, 2004 at 9:00 p.m. (EDT), the History Channel will present "The Quest for King Arthur."
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2004-06-16 10:05
''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-04-21 21:25
This week Dame Aoife provides links for websites dealing with holy orders and monasteries.
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.