Traditions in the middle ages

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

Gold… Fruit of the Supernova: Middle Ages and Origin

Brilliant games from the Middle Ages – football, children’s games and strategic board games

Recycling and Parchment: Sustainability Part 3

The Apocalypse and what causes it

Book Illumination: The Secrets of the Middle Ages in Pictures (Part 3)

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

Exceptional women in the history of the Middle Ages

The Routine of Everyday Life: Clothing and Fashion in the Middle Ages

Is your bread big enough?

How sustainable were the Middle Ages? Sustainability Part 1

Greetings in the Middle Ages

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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...

Brilliant games from the Middle Ages – football, children’s games and strategic board games

      Football, tennis, golf, handball… where do these games actually come from? Did they already exist in the Middle Ages? And which games were reserved for the...

Recycling and Parchment: Sustainability Part 3

    The handling of paper today is no longer the same as it was a few years ago. It was often recycled or reused for other purposes...

The Apocalypse and what causes it

The lamb has two symbolisms in the history of the Middle Ages: that of sacrifice and that of victory. But how does it relate to the...

Book Illumination: The Secrets of the Middle Ages in Pictures (Part 3)

Now that we have explained the context of the miniatures, what to ask them, and which stylistic periods they cover, it is time to go into...

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

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...

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...

The Routine of Everyday Life: Clothing and Fashion in the Middle Ages

Is your bread big enough?

⏰⏰ TOPICS ⏰⏰ 0:00 Intro 0:35 The Freiburg Cathedral: a demonstration of power 2:22 120 Mary’s and the Day of Judgement 3:25 The bread measures:...

How sustainable were the Middle Ages? Sustainability Part 1

SUSTAINABILITY IN THE MIDDLE AGES: How sustainable were the Middle Ages? Did this term even exist at that time? And if not, how did one get...

Greetings in the Middle Ages

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,...