Tag Archive: High Middle Ages

‘Grand Ages: Medieval’ Coming to PS4 on Sept. 25

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“Grand Ages: Medieval” is coming the Sony PlayStation 4 console on September 25. The real-time strategy game, developed by Gaming Minds and published by Kalypso Games, is said to be a follow-up to its 2009 “Grand Ages: Rome” game, also a strategy game set during the final years of the Roman Republic. The game will…

Experts uncover unique medieval tile in Cistercian basilica

Archaeologists have uncovered rare finds from the High Middle Ages, including a unique tile with a symbol of dragon, during the archeological research accompanying the restoration of the basilica in Velehrad, a popular church pilgrimage complex. Dragon, embodiment of evil, appears only rarely in the Cistercian premises such as the Velehrad basilica, Zdenek Schenk, from…

Students embark on history crusade

A group of students from The University of Queensland will travel to southern France next July as part of a course in medieval history. They will study themes of crusade, conquest and colonisation in the High Middle Ages, by examining their impact on European society and culture. Course coordinator Dr Kriston Rennie said the aim…

Flagler College to Feature Community Lecture On Women and Religion in Middle Ages

Flagler College’s Community Lecture Series continues on Oct. 12 with a program given by John D. Young, assistant professor in the Liberal Studies Department. Young’s talk will be, “Circumscribed by her Sex: Women and Religion in the High Middle Ages.” Young’s research interests lie in the cultural and religious history of the Middle Ages, with…

Family launches medieval weapon

Finding the Hunger family farm on Pembroke Rd is easy – just look for a huge medieval trebuchet sticking up above the trees. The trebuchet is an ancient siege weapon developed in the 12th Century in France and Asia as an improvement on a basic catapult. It uses a slingshot to increase the velocity of…