Category Archives: Art

How to dress in the Middle Ages

Ever wonder what went into dressing in the Middle Ages?  These helpful videos will show you how men and women dressed for all occasions.

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A Guide to the The Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most well known and interesting pieces of artwork from the Middle Ages. In the feature, we will take you into what you need to know about the Bayeux Tapestry. BY MEDIEVALISTS.NET The tapestry is … Continue reading

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A Five-Minute Guide to Medieval Fabrics

I don’t know about you, but I often read descriptions of medieval clothing and want to know more about the fabric: what did it look like and what was its texture? Read on for a brief overview, and part of … Continue reading

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Script on Screen – Irish Manuscript Archive

Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) is a fantastic resource that allows you to explore high quality scanned images of Irish manuscripts.

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Joan of Arc through the Ages: In Art and Imagination

Introduction: Since her death at the hands of the English in 1431, Joan of Arc has inspired and puzzled millions. The poor peasant girl who rallied the French to victory at Orléans has fuelled the imagination of artists, authors, poets, and … Continue reading

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10 Great Tips from the Middle Ages

How to Sleep, How to take care of your cat, how to tell if someone is not dead! Medieval people give their advice on just about anything! From the new book ‘Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear‘ … Continue reading

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Seven Things You Didn’t Know About Medieval Dragons

What’s more medieval than a dragon? From Smaug to Drogon to Dungeons & Dragons, the look, menace, and sheer presence of dragons is one of the most iconic legacies of the western Middle Ages. Not without reason: the easy go-to … Continue reading

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