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Which Ancient or Medieval Warrior Are You?

Become a PatronWe& 39;ve created a Patreon for Our Site as we want to transition to a more community-funded model.We aim to be the leading content provider about all things medieval. Our website, podcast and Youtube page offers news and resources about the Middle Ages. We hope that are our audience wants to support us so that we can further develop our podcast, hire more writers, build more content, and remove the advertising on our platforms.
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The Case of the Greenlandic Assembly Sites

The Case of the Greenlandic Assembly SitesBy Alexandra SanmarkJournal of the North Atlantic, Special Volume 2 (2010)Abstract: In the early 20th century, scholars identified two possible Greenlandic assembly sites at Brattahalíð and Garðar respectively. Later scholars, with one exception, have neither refuted nor corroborated this, and research on this topic has therefore not significantly moved forward in the last 100 years.
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Signs of Power. Manorial Demesnes in Medieval Iceland

Signs of Power. Manorial Demesnes in Medieval IcelandÁrni Daníel Júlíusson (Reykjavík Academy, Reykjavík, Iceland)Viking and Medieval Scandinavia: 6 (2010) 1-29AbstractManors and manorial demesnes are a familiar part of the medieval world of Europe, outside of the nort. Very little focus has been on manorial demesnes in Iceland, whihc has an abundance of sources on manors and demesnes.
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Fourteenth-Century Weaponry, Armour and Warfare in Chaucer and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Fourteenth-Century Weaponry, Armour and Warfare in Chaucer and Sir Gawain and the Green KnightBy Gavin HughesChaucer in Context: A Golden Age of English Poetry, edited by G. Morgan (Peter Lang, Oxford, 2012)Abstract: This is an attempt to piece together the literary evidence for late fourteenth-century military equipment and balance it with a thorough examination of historical or archaeological examples; especially given Chaucer’s description of the Knight in Canterbury Tales and the Arming Process in the Tales of Sir Thopas in ‘Sir Gawain’.
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Black Death (film)

Black DeathStarring Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, David Warner and Carice Van HoutenSynopsis: The year is 1348. Europe has fallen under the shadow of the Black Death. As the plague decimates all in its path, fear and superstition are rife. In this apocalyptic environment, the church is losing its grip on the people.
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