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Medieval Crime & Punishment – How Were Criminals Tortured?

During the Medieval Ages, there was a substantial amount of criminals. This was due to the impunity surrounding criminals which gave them the freedom to...

Were The Vikings Really As Strong As They Are Portrayed?

Who Were The Vikings? Vikings were known as one of the bravest warriors in history. But is this really true? Or do we just think this...

Twins in History – A Blessing or a Curse?

The birth of twins isn't something unusual. Historically, it was accepted in many cultures.

Glima – The Nordic Martial Art Practiced by the Vikings

What is Glima? Glima is a Scandinavian martial arts system used by the fearless Vikings. Strength wasn't the only way to dominate your opponent even...

How Were Books Made In the Middle Ages

Each of the medieval period books were written by hand, starting in the early until the medium middle age when talking about Europe, a majority...

6 Amazing Facts About The Fearsome Huns

The notorious Huns spread horror throughout Europe and Asia. Despite being nomadic people, they still conquered a good portion of land during their Golden period. The...

The Year of The 4 Roman Emperors – The Ultimate Fight for Power

The year of the 4 Emperors took place in 69 A.D. It signified the period in which three leaders had been changed over the...

Richard Lionheart – The King Killed By a Boy

King Richard I, more famously known as Richard Lionheart, was notorious for his exploits in the Third Crusade.

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