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See Authentic Medieval Hand-to-Hand Combat in New Video

Details of two men fighting with swords in the medieval manuscript Flower of Battle
Combat with Sword (detail) in Fiore Furlan dei Liberi da Premariacco, The Flower of Battle, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 13, fol. 20v

A new video brings 15th-century fighting moves to life. More»

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A Medieval Soap Opera

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Falling in love in the Middle Ages was more of a roller-coaster ride than today’s soap operas. More»

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      Ruthless unicorn killing.

      A unicorn, about 1250 - 1260, Unknown. English. J. Paul Getty Museum.

      12/22/14

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