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The Black Death - 0 views

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    Animated game on the Black Death
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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
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Medieval Clothing - 0 views

  • The clothing of peasants during the Middle Ages was very simple, while the clothing of nobility was fitted with a distinct emphasis on the sleeves of the garments. Knights adorned themselves with sleeveless "surcoats" covered with a coat of arms. Barbarian nomads wore clothing made of fur, wool, and leather. They wore long trousers, some of which had attached feet. Fine leather shoes were also worn. Imports such as turbans and silks from the East were common for the more fortunate of society.
  • As with today, clothing styles of medieval men changed periodically
  • At the end of the 13th century, the once loose and flowing tunics became tighter fitting. Besides tunics, the men also wore undershirts and briefs covered by a sleeveless jacket and an additional tunic. Stockings completed the ensemble. Men's medieval clothing also consisted of cloaks with a round opening that was slipped over the man's head. Such cloaks were worn over other clothing as a type of "jacket"
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  • kirtles
  • which were tunics worn to their ankles
  • Women, especially those who were married, wore tight-fitting caps and nets over their hair, which was wound in a "bun" on their heads. Other women wore veils over their hair, which was left either hanging loosely, or braided tightly.
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Medieval Health - 0 views

  • by the stars,
  • Health was controlled by the stars, and affliction was a sign of impurity of the soul-a curse from God.
  • Health was controlled by the stars, and
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  • Barbers doubled as surgeons, and a good bleeding was often the cure prescribed
  • Disease was a constant concern, as was infection from injuries
  • treatments for the sick were quite often out of reach, especially for the poor
  • Superstition and ignorance reigned during the Middle Ages
  • Hygiene was not always a priority and medieval diets were lacking in vital nutrition
  • Hospitals began to be constructed, and schools established for those wishing to practice medicine
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    Medieval Life
Aman B

Medieval Health - 0 views

  • Health was controlled by the stars, and affliction was a sign of impurity of the soul-a curse from God.
  • Disease was a constant concern, as was infection from injuries
  • Hygiene was not always a priority
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  • Barbers doubled as surgeons,
  • treatments for the sick were quite often out of reach
  • But little by little, doctors were learning information that led to better cures,
  • Hospitals began to be constructed, and schools established for those wishing to practice medicine.
Srinivas P

THE MIDDLE AGES: THE MEDIEVAL PEASANT'S HOUSE. - 0 views

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    Peasantry house descriptions.
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
  • orests,
    • Nir K
       
      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!
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Medieval Clothing, Renaissance Clothing, Period Clothing and Medieval Fair Clothing by ... - 0 views

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    clothing of the medevil times
Garth Holman

Medieval Education - 2 views

  • free education to every boy
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      Only boys?
  • using a bone or ivory stylus on wooden tablets coated with green or black wax
  • Knights were also educated and looked down upon if they could not read and write
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  • Only daughters of the very rich and powerful were allowed to attend select courses.
  • At 14 or 15
  • continue education at a university
  • The cap and gown that college graduates wear today have their roots in medieval academic garments
  • empire needed educated people if it was to survive
  • Girls were virtually ignored when it came to education.
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      Yes, girls were not educated
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    Has everything in the Middle Ages - Education, Clothing, Entertainment, and more
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    Covers all major topics of middle ages: education, clothing, bathing, games, music festivals, village life, etc... Check it out with your diigo on. 
Angela W

The Middle Ages: Religion - 6 views

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    This is a great website about religion in the Middle Ages and what people did. For more info click the Read More link.
Garth Holman

KALAMAZOO 2011: Session 47 - Thursday, May 12: The Sacred and the Secular in Medieval H... - 0 views

  • An example of an object used in daily worship was a board with pilgrim badges attached to it; these were homemade pieces made by the poor.
  • “Do-It-Yourself” reliquaries were also popular. A hollow cage of soft metal could be pulled open then the pilgrim chose and placed their own relic inside. Lockets, chains, and brooches were increasingly popular as portable and personal reliquary. There were also rattles, whistles, horns and bells sold at Churches and these were often used in processions. Some were inscribed with inscriptions to Mary and
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    Higher level reading on the daily religion practice by the poor of soicety
Lance C

Goodgame Empire | Goodgame Studios - 3 views

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    Game where you build your own kingdom and conquer others. 
maxwell R

Bickleigh Castle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    Knights castle.  
Sridhar U

Dgh - Middle Ages - 0 views

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