Tag: Medieval

Bristol Academic Gerard Cheshire Claims To Have Solved Mystery Of 15th Century Voynich Manuscript

The book "nobody can read" gets a new explanation from a Bristol academic who said it's not a code but an extinct language. However, critics remain skeptical about the linguist's claims.

Ancient May 18, 2019

Fire Ravages Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris Destroying Entire Wooden Interior Of Medieval Church

The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was caught on a massive fire that swept the roof portion where restorations were done. Firefighters managed to save the main cathedral together with all the historical artifacts, and no fatalities were reported.

Viral April 16, 2019

Blue Pigment In A Medieval Nun's Teeth Sheds Light On Women's Role In Manuscript Writing

Researchers discovered a blue pigment that was believed to be grounded from lapis lazuli in a medieval nun's teeth. The findings shed light on how women were part of religious text writing.

Ancient January 10, 2019

Archeologists Discover Dead Medieval Woman Who Gave Birth In Her Coffin

In a surprising discovery, archaeologists have found the remains of a woman who gave birth to a baby while in her coffin. Both were dead by the time they were in the coffin.

Ancient March 27, 2018

A Millennium Later, Musicians Perform Lost Piece Of Beautiful Medieval Music In Cambridge

You would know magic when you hear it. Musicians in Cambridge have reconstructed a medieval musical piece that is from about 1,000 years ago. The group performed the beautiful piece on April 23 at the Pembroke College Chapel.

Life & Style April 30, 2016

Archaeologists Unearth Lost Medieval Castle In Glasgow

Scottish Water discovered two castles in Glasgow while laying the groundwork for a wastewater infrastructure upgrade. One is a castle that was used by 12th- or 13th-century bishops, and the other is a tower house, Partick Castle, that was constructed on the site in the 17th century after the earlier castle was demolished.

Arts & Culture March 24, 2016

Sunken Medieval Trading Ship Brought To Surface After Lying In Dutch Riverbed For 600 Years

Construction workers discovered a 15th-century sea vessel in a river delta in the Netherlands. The medieval trading ship is considered well-preserved and sturdier than other ships of its time because of its metal joints.

Animals February 14, 2016

'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' Is Marching Forward in Development

There are dungeons, but no dragons or estus or wizardry in this medieval role-playing game that promises players a witching good time. Tech Times talks with indie studio Warhorse to get a status update on its 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' game.

Video Games January 21, 2015

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