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2012 Medieval Year in Review: News

There was a lot going on in the news regarding the middle ages this year. Viking massacres, Viking shipwrecks, medieval vampires, and even medieval underwear. But the hottest news of the year came out of a car park in Leicester. Instead of re-hashing all the stories I will list a few and hit the ones…

Search for Mona Lisa’s Remains To Resume

Mona Lisa

Archeologists will resume the search for the remains of the noblewoman who posed for Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa masterpiece 500 years ago. Florence province, owner of the site that once was the convent of Saint Orsola where Lisa Gherardini was buried in 1542, has requested that the search continue. Archeologists in May 2011 thought…