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From NPR: During the Middle Ages, Christian pilgrims en route to Jerusalem had a problem. They needed to pay for food, transport and accommodation during… Read More »Podcast Planet Money, Episode 742: Making Bank
From Fox News: Ghostly faces and lines of verse previously invisible to the naked eye have been uncovered in the oldest surviving medieval manuscript written… Read More »Ghostly faces and invisible verse found in medieval King Arthur text
Good article by Tim O’Neill, M.A. in medieval literature, regarding several misconceptions about the medieval period. It’s clear that there was a collapse in learning and much… Read More »Why Are the Middle Ages Often Characterized as Dark or Less Civilized?
From the AP: UPPSALA, Sweden (AP) — Researchers from Uppsala University on Wednesday opened a small gilded box containing the skull and bones of Swedish… Read More »Bones of Swedish medieval king examined