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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Dante and the Second Circle of Hell: Paolo and Francesca

      Exactly 700 years ago today, on 14 September 1321, the poet Dante Alighieri died. As we are currently addressing the topic of “Lovers in the Middle...

Angels: Heaven, Hell and Earth

      He who flies high can also fall low. Why did Lucifer, the bearer of light, descend into hell? And what did the archangel Michael have to...

Back to the Future – Back to Nature (Part 1): Understanding Nature and the Image of the individual in the Middle Ages

Macrocosm and microcosm, human, nature and the universe. How did people in the Middle Ages understand themselves and the environment? What was natural, what knowledge of...

Gold… Fruit of the Supernova: Middle Ages and Origin

Gold has been the object of power and fascination since the dawn of our history. But where does gold come from? Why is it so important...