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September: 10 Year Anniversary Issue!
Back to School & Hello Fall
Best of Medievalists.net
Town vs Gown: Medieval universities
Education in the Middle Ages - what was taught? Did certain regions prioritize different things?
Creation of the universities, patronage and power
Medieval education then and now
Impact of universities on medieval cities
Harvests, agricultural activities to prepare for winter
Feudalism, the Manor House
Fall festivals, holidays
October: Halloween, The Black Death & Folklore
Ghosts, vampires, monsters, witches, and werewolves - stories about the fantastical
Medieval Halloween practices, history of Halloween
Medieval murder: looking at notorious criminals and their heinous crimes (Elizabeth Bathory, Gilles de Rais etc…)
Myths, legends, and superstitions
Regional tales from around the medieval world
Myths medieval and modern: What has stayed with us today?
Medieval belief - an introspective
Impact of the Black Death in Europe: How Did it Change the Economic and Social landscape?
New findings: Black Death Research
History of the Black Death
Strange tales: Superstition, and weird stories that circulated during the Black Death
Medicine: how medieval physicians combated the Black Death
November: The Food Issue
Medieval recipes: Christmas, Hanukkah, winter warmers - recreating the Medieval kitchen at home
Food history - what did Medieval people eat?
Social history and food; manners, utensils, customs
A look at Christmas in the Medieval and Renaissance period