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After 800 years, a playful medieval poem still offers lessons in how not to debate.
A medieval masterpiece has much to say about the modern preoccupation with greed.
An Icelandic scholar exemplifies the rich cultural exchanges of the Middle Ages.
If the English language had taken a different path, historians might not exist.
Medieval women wielded spiritual and political power in subtly effective ways.
The unlikely links between an obscure English saint and a Viking warrior.
Visiting sites of importance can connect us with history – and each other – in a way that echoes the power of medieval pilgrimage.
A historical landscape is impossible to recover, but we can still feel its power.
Despite the myth of a lone genius toiling away into the night, history is a collective endeavour.
It is tempting to adopt a black-and-white view of the past, but history is complex and should be judged on its own merits.