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Secrets of Lost Empires. Welcome to the companion Web site to the NOVA program "Medieval Siege," scheduled for broadcast on January 24, 2006.

Secrets of Lost Empires

In the film, which is a part of the NOVA series Secrets of Lost Empires, a team of timber framers and other specialists design, build, and fire a pair of trebuchets, a devastating engine of war popular in the Middle Ages. Here's what you'll find online: Medieval Arms Race The trebuchet was only the most frightening of the weapons early European warriors employed in siege warfare. They also relied on battering rams, siege towers, tunnels - anything to gain access to a castle. Defenders, meanwhile, had a few tricks of their own. NOVA Builds a Trebuchet Follow a slide show that documents NOVA's successful attempt to build and shoot a giant trebuchet, the most destructive war machine that ever laid siege to a medieval castle.

Not Everyone Lived in Castles During the Middle Ages. Activity 1.

Not Everyone Lived in Castles During the Middle Ages

Priests and Monks Review the types of medieval people studied in Activities 1 and 2. Then ask the students if they can think of group of people who lived during the Middle Ages who have not yet been mentioned. The Renaissance Connection, from the Allentown Art Museum. Medieval. Wouldn't it be terrific to travel back in time to explore a castle and see knights in shining armor and beautiful princesses?


Just think of all the magnificent sights and heroic tournaments you would witness! But what was it "really" like to live in Medieval Times? Perhaps you would like to see all this through the eyes of a serf, a knight, a princess, or maybe even a monk. Fascinantes momies d'Égypte - Quand la science remonte de fil de l'histoire. Ancient Civilizations: Maya. Global rating average: 0.0 out of These websites are about the Mayas and their culture.

Ancient Civilizations: Maya

There are lesson plans, maps, timelines, quizzes, and cartoons. Holocaust Resources for Teachers. The Middle Ages: Feudal Life.