Princesses in the Middle Ages

The life of medieval princesses is somewhat romanticized in contemporary thought giving the impression of fairy tales and castles.  However, the women of the Middle Ages who became princesses and queens had complex lives filled with politics, public opinion, and societal pressures. The Middle Ages were a time very much dominated by men, but a … Read more Princesses in the Middle Ages

Sports in the Middle Ages

After the fall of Western Roman Empire, people in Europe faced harsh tumultuous political wars and religious struggles. During the early middle ages, Europeans faced the rising of feudal system and situations for common people were very difficult. However, situations kept improving as the system was more and more stabilized. The members of nobility were … Read more Sports in the Middle Ages

Technology in the Middle Ages

Many historians mention the medieval period of Europe as ‘Dark ages,’ a period when reason and logic was sidelined with belief and religion. However, the late medieval period offered a great advancement in technology. While many of these technological advancements weren’t inventions of medieval Europeans, they successfully refined these technologies and benefited immensely by using … Read more Technology in the Middle Ages