Category: history

In which I explore the visceral terror of the …

In which I explore the visceral terror of the person who is ostensibly in charge of the nation I live in sounds like he is quoting from the hatemail in my inbox

16th or 17th century Italian capital

16th or 17th century Italian capital

Christies 

Michael Carini | Artful Thoughts

Michael Carini | Artful Thoughts

17th century German mirror 

17th century German mirror 

Christies 

Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland

Dr. Dan Spencer (castle expert!) takes us on the complex history journey of this iconic castle!

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An illustration to a Ragamala Ser, circa 1700,…

An illustration to a Ragamala Ser, circa 1700, Indian Miniature Painting

Interactive Revolt Map

Interactive Revolt Map

The fun side of a digital publication is making the content into a game. In the Peasant Revolt issue we devised an interactive map that lets you click on each sword and it takes you to the fact sheet of that revolt/rebellion. When you’re finished you just click back on the compass and BAM you’re back at the map.

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Carlo Romagnoli (1888 – 1965), Portrait of Eli…

Carlo Romagnoli (1888 – 1965), Portrait of Elizabeth Powell, source

Italian painter, Portrait of a Lady with a dog…

Italian painter, Portrait of a Lady with a dog, late 16th century, National Gallery, London, source

Miniature from the so-called Skylitzes Matrite…

Miniature from the so-called Skylitzes Matritensis 

C. 12th century

Byzantine scholar and expert, João Vicente de Medeiros Publio Dias, discusses the impact and role of popular politics in Byzantium in 1047 that led to unrest in our Peasant Revolt issue of The Medieval Magazine

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