Sunday, January 24, 2016

News! News! News!

Phylogenetic analyses suggests fairy tales are much older than thought--not exactly Medieval, but certainly of interest to medievalists

Medieval Anniversaries 2016-gathered and hosted over at Medieval Histories

600-YEAR-OLD MEDIEVAL BROADSWORD FOUND AFTER 72 YEARS--just came across the wire from, um,

Germany's Beer Purity Law marks 500th anniversary

Evidence for a forgotten ancient language which dates back more than 2,500 years, to the time of the Assyrian Empire, has been found by --not medieval, but so very fascinating.

In Interesting new theses, was pointed to this this past week:  Berserkir and Combat Trauma

Israel hosts World Medieval Fighting Championship

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