Tag: Medieval History

The Queen of Cities – Constantinople – like you have never seen her before.

Have you ever wondered what the queen of cities – Constantinople – might have looked like? Today traces of the […]

Nancy Marie Brown reveals some interesting truths about the Lewis Chessmen, Viking history and Margret the Adroit.

Medievalist and author, Nancy Marie Brown just might be Iceland’s hardest working advocate. She spends a part of each summer […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Joan of Arc: The Maid of Orleans.

Joan of Arc, wearing a breastplate and brandishing her banner, rode at the head of the uncrowned Charles VII’s army […]

Checkmate! : A brief history of chess.

A few years ago, I sat smirking holding my father over a barrel, while playing a fiercely contested game of […]

Sean Munger’s Five Favorite Byzantine Emperors

By special guest writer by Sean Munger .  Over the course of Byzantine history, which lasted more than 1100 years, the […]