Not long ago I reblogged an article by Robert Horvat on Byzantine mosaics. Here is Part II of that series, and it's just as magnificent [...]
Wine has been made here since the 12th century. You'll never believe what's under the streets of this medieval village!
This, the largest walled vineyard in Germany, was established by Cistercian monks in the 12th century. The Riesling is awesome!
The biggest city in medieval North America is also one of the biggest mysteries in American history.
What if your choice of husband determined the outcome of a world war?
You would think being the most important 7-year-old in 12th century Japan would keep you from being drowned by your grandmother. Not so.
This is the fifth installment of my Irish History Week series. In 1155, Pope Adrian IV gave the blessing of the Catholic Church to the [...]
This is a guest blog post by Robert Horvat, aficionado of Byzantine history who runs the great blog "If it happened yesterday, it's history!" Big [...]
More than 800 years ago, shortly after sunset on the evening of June 18, 1178, five monks at the abbey of the Christ Church of [...]