Why are medieval women largely absent from current discussions of Armenia’s past?
The hidden meaning of a medieval pen-twister.
Hildegard of Bingen died on 17 September 1179.
William Chester Jordan’s study of one of medieval Europe’s great monastic rivalries suggests that social mobility may have been more common in the Middle Ages than historians previously thought.
Medieval French monarchs used – and abused – the charismatic power of religious women.
In our latest podcast, Dan Jones discusses the year 1147, when the Second Crusade was launched.
Despite recent claims, the Voynich Manuscript remains one of history’s biggest mysteries.
What was life like for medieval prostitutes? A case in the German town of Nördlingen reveals a hellish world of exploitation and violence.
In the medieval period you could touch the divine – and smell it, see it, hear it and taste it, sometimes all at once.
The late-medieval papal chapel was a powerful jewel in the papal tiara.