Feast your eyes on some of the most amazing antiquities to have survived the Byzantine period.
There are many historical mysteries in the medieval world, and leave it to ThorNews to ferret out the most interesting ones in Norway's long history. [...]
ThorNews has done it again! In case you need to delve even more deeply into historical nerdiness, our favorite Norwegian history site has put up [...]
People have been getting plowed at this Irish pub every weekend for the last 1100 years.
This amazing medieval church, dating from the 10th century, is carved from stone in Cappadocia, an ancient Byzantine province. The church is known in Turkish [...]
This object is one of the most fabulous treasures of Byzantine art that has survived into the modern world. The Harbaville Triptych is a devotional [...]
This amazing bronze sculpture of the Hindu god Shiva, depicted as "Lord of the Dance"--not to be confused with Michael Flatley--was created possibly more than [...]
The Madrid Codex is one of the greatest treasures of classical Mesoamerican culture, and possibly the most magnificent pre-Colombian book from the Western Hemisphere to [...]
Centuries ago, in the high Middle Ages, there was a massive book compiled that contained a more or less comprehensive history of Ireland for a [...]
Here's the first in Robert Horvat's new series on Great Empires. The medieval history of the Balkans is a dense but very interesting thicket, and [...]