Medieval Art

Discover the tales of history

What is the medieval age for us?
How did it form us?
Find it out on our channel.

Facts and Stories
Stories and legends of the Middle Ages, what is true, what is invented? Learn more about Alexander the Great, Leonardo Da Vinci, Marco Polo and many other fascinating personalities.

Animals and mythical creatures
Dragons, unicorns, griffins and co.

In the Middle Ages, people travelled differently and invented a lot. Discover interesting animal drawings and curious mythical creatures.

The art of writing
Interesting insights into the creation of documents and writings. How was our history recorded? What was needed and how was it produced?

From taking a bow to
the handshake

How did we
greet back then?

Is Covid throwing us back to the Middle Ages?
Greeting in the Middle Ages was much more personal than it is in our current situation. How, when and where people greeted or kissed each other can be found here!

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Book illumination: The secrets of the Middle Ages in pictures (Part 2 of 3)

After a short introduction to understanding the miniatures and how to read them, the different periods of book illumination are explained. This ranges from insular book...

Book illumination: The secrets of the Middle Ages in pictures (Part 1 of 3)

How do we understand a miniature? Quite simply: by asking it! But why are the perspectives completely unrealistic? And what are all the flowers doing in...

How did the Romans conquer the world sustainably? Recycling in warfare

Why am I holding a 2000-year-old nail in my hand? And how did it get to me? The Romans were masters of strategy, so it is...

Exceptional women in the history of the Middle Ages

  Were women able to fulfill themselves in the Middle Ages? What about their rights?   The Middle Ages were an extremely difficult time for women. Apart from getting...