May. 16, 2013 (posted in Medieval Warfare articles)
You don’t have to go far in watching films set in medieval times to encounter the depiction of warfare; whether warfare is central to the plot of the film or not, various aspects of medieval warfare are nearly always present. From knights in shining armour or mail coats to serried ranks of...
May. 08, 2013 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
As mentioned in a facebook post from a few weeks back, as well as in the news section of Medieval Warfare III.3, the Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, Massachusetts, has to close its doors at the end of 2013 due to a lack of funds (amongst others) to modernize the building constructed between...
Apr. 27, 2013 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
In one of my blogs from a few weeks back, I spoke of several ancient or medieval monuments in Rome which are preserved largely intact up to this day, as well as about some buildings which did not stand the test of time – at least, not very well. The city of Rome today can be characterized as an...
Apr. 11, 2013 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
The life and death of Swiss reformer Huldrych Zwingli is covered in Medieval Warfare magazine III-2 as a special case of that issue’s theme 'Warrior bishops of the Middle Ages'. Zwingli was only one of 25 church men to die at the Battle of Kappel on 11 October 1531. Another was Konrad Schmid...
Apr. 06, 2013 (posted in Medieval Warfare editor's blog)
No, this is not about the popular Prince of Persia game- and movie franchise. Rather, it is about the condition in which historical monuments are preserved up to this day. I’m not exactly a novice when it comes to visiting historical places and monuments in and around Europe. I’ve visited my...
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