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Found: An Incredibly Well-Preserved Medieval Shipwreck, Among Many More
The Black Sea wreck is the first of its kind ever discovered.
September 22, 2017
This cobblestoned medieval-style town was entirely constructed in the 1990s and 2000s.
Added by hrnick
Saint Brendan’s Well
An ancient holy well said to be used by the patron saint of sailors and travelers, lost in the boggy west of Valentia Island.
Added by Elise Vale
Ichthus Art Gallery
A secluded art gallery hidden within the cellars beneath Tallinn’s medieval monastery.
Added by gretchenmora
Fortress of Almeida
The medieval town's star-shaped walls are geometrically dazzling, though not entirely impenetrable.
Added by RakB
The World's Most Mysterious Medieval Manuscript May No Longer Be a Mystery
But we're not reading the Voynich manuscript quite yet.
September 08, 2017
Signs of Old Lombard Street
The last four extravagant street signs of London's historic banking street.
Added by vrobbins
Secret Passage in St. Gregory's
A hidden tunnel of bones in one of Malta's oldest churches.
Added by Blackpaint20
For Centuries, Readers Annotated Books With Tiny Drawings of Hands
They were the medieval version of a highlighter.
August 23, 2017
Coreglia Antelminelli, Italy
An 11th-century mountaintop fortress that played a crucial role in Italy's papal wars is now a vacation rental.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
The elliptical citadel resisted the advance of the mighty Ottomans several times, thanks to the military prowess of the "Dragon of Albania."
Added by Jaszmina Szendrey
When Physicians Used Lunar Signs to Diagnose Patients
Meet the Zodiac Man.
August 07, 2017
King Arthur's Stone
A 6th-century stone lies at the site of the mythical battle waged between King Arthur and his nemesis Mordred.
Added by planan
How Medieval Chefs Tackled Meat-Free Days
Dolphin sausages somehow qualified.
July 27, 2017
The Lost Town of Newtown Jerpoint
Local legend says the remains of Father Christmas lie within the medieval grounds.
Added by listeningdaisy
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
Medieval Crime Museum
Horrifically creative torture devices and shame punishments line the walls of this chilling museum.
Added by nessie619
Medieval Graffiti Discovered on an Egyptian Cave Wall
It was more religious than rebellious.
July 21, 2017
La Crypte Archéologique de Nice
The construction of a tram line unveiled hidden remnants of the old medieval city.
Added by menges15
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