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The Renaissance: Was it a Thing? - Crash Course World History #22 - YouTube - 0 views

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    Explains a little bit about the Renaissance
Nir K

Medieval Games and Recreation - 1 views

  • Chess was widely popular and often a source of gambling entertainment; both in the traditional format and in a simpler version played with dice. Dice were easy to carry and were played in all ranks of society, even among the clergy.
  • bowling,
  • blind man's bluf
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  • "horseplay
  • prisoner's bas
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      Prisoner's Base
  • Checkers
  • bob for apples and go on hunts
  • cockfights and bullbaiting.
  • "King of the Bean," where a small bean would be baked inside bread or cake, and the one who found it in their portion would be crowned king of the holiday feast.
  • wrestled, swam, fished and played a game that was a cross between tennis and handball.
  • Chess was widely popular and often a source of gambling entertainment;
  • Dice were easy to carry and were played in all ranks of society, even among the clergy.
  • Some games played during the Middle Ages, including bowling, prisoner's base, blind man's bluff (also called hoodman's blind), and simple "horseplay" are still played today.
  • both in the traditional format and in a simpler version played with dice.
  • Checkers were a popular pastime, as was backgammon. Children wrestled, swam, fished and played a game that was a cross between tennis and handball. Medieval knights would incorporate training in recreation, performing gymnastics and running foot races.
  • Spectators in the Middle Ages were often drawn to cockfights and bullbaiting.
  • recreation for most adults was drinking in the local tavern.
  • villagers would bob for apples and go on hunts in the surrounding f
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      forests
  • if the castle lord permitted.
  • Hawks were trained to hunt game birds and every medieval castle had a falconer, assigned to train young birds for this sport.
  • Medieval Christmas games included "King of the Bean," where a small bean would be baked inside bread or cake, and the one who found it in their portion would be crowned king of the holiday feast.
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    All about medieval pastimes and games.
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    games about medieval life 
Srinivas P

Goodgame Empire | Goodgame Studios - 0 views

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    An awesome medieval empire game where medieval manors are recreated!
Ya'Riah P

The Spread Of Christianity In Ancient Rome By: Maggie Smith - YouTube - 1 views

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    The Spread of Christianity in Ancient Rome 
kevin z

Achievements Of Rome - 0 views

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    A video of Roman achievements.  
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    A video about Roman achievements
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    Roman Achievements and Contributions 
Taylor B

Greek History - 3 views

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      I love Greek Gods. I have always wanted to go to Greece and see some of the cool architecture. I want to learn more!
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      Thats so cool!
  • Archaeological evidence testifies to the island's habitation since the 7th millennium BC After the 5th millennium BC we find the first evidence of hand-made ceramic pottery which marks the beginning of the civilization Evans, the famed archaeologist who excavated Knossos, named "Minoan" after the legendary king Minos.
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      Really detailed
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    A website with History, culture and architecture of Ancient-Greece
Shira H

Parts of Castles in the Middle Ages - 1 views

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      Great site for quest 7  Has the parts of the castle. 
  • Castle DungeonsFacts: Castle Dungeons were intended for holding prisoners and in extreme cases for torturing them
  • Castle MoatsFacts: Castle Moats were used for defensive purposes. To prevent undermining of a castle. Moats were either filled with water or wooden stakes to create a difficult barrier for men and horses
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  • Castle Murder HolesFacts: Castle Murder Holes were used for defensive purposes. Murder Holes were holes in the ceilings of castle gateways, barbicans or passageways through which heavy missiles or dangerous substances could be thrown on enemy soldiers. The Missiles dropped from 'Murder Holes' included heavy stones, hot sand, molten lead, boiling water and boiling tar or pitch.
Camille H.

Medieval Occupations - 3 views

  • Medieval Occupations Acrobat, Apothecarist, Architect Armorer, Artist, Astrologer
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    Occupations
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    This is a really good and informative web page on the jobs people had in the middle ages. Quest 4
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