Tag: medieval

Jul 27, 2020

People are Making Amazing Medieval Style Covers of Pop Songs and Calling It Bardcore

People are Making Amazing Medieval Style Covers of Pop Songs and Calling It Bardcore

Changing the lyrics to Old English took these to the next level

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Jun 6, 2017

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Look in the margins of medieval books and you’ll find an unusual theme: knights vs. snails. Vox’s Phil Edwards investigates why in this episode of Vox Almanac

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Sep 3, 2015

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

This Triple Nave Stave Church in Borgund, Norway Looks Awesome

A stave church is a medieval wooden Christian church building style once common in northwestern Europe. In Norway there are 28 extant stave churches still standing today and this particular one in Borgund features a triple nave and is said to be the best preserved of them all.

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Aug 1, 2015

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Were Painted Like Little Old Men

Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Were Painted Like Little Old Men

Vox’s Phil Edwards talks with Matthew Averett, an art history professor at Creighton University, to learn why.

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