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Medieval Society and Culture Medieval society was different, but not so different as to be totally alien to what we experience in the 20th century. In the 14th century, people were born, grew up, fell in love, married, had children, and died. People ate, got sick, took baths, dressed up for special occasions, went to church, attended wedding receptions, gossiped, got drunk, went to work with hangovers, committed adultery, beat their spouses, looked after their elderly parents, grieved for their dead, went off to war, engaged in unprotected sex as adolescents., celebrated Christmas, went skinnydipping, kept dogs as pets, and consulted horoscopes.
*** Medieval History Clipart and Pictures *** A selection of medieval related clipart, includes crusades, feudalisn, food and cookery, games,inquisition, war and armies... http: //classroomclipart.com/cgi-bin/kids/imageFoli... Medieval Clipart, Woodcuts and Pictures You will find lots of medieval clipart, woodcuts and pictures.. http: //cybersleuth-kids.com/pictures/medieval/inde... Medieval Literature http: //luminarium.org/medlit/ Medieval Timeline Reference Resource for English Medieval history from 800 to 1500 with details of people, places, maps and events. http: //timeref.org Medieval Woodcut Clipart Here is a collection of Medieval clipart culled from various period sources, most notably woodcuts of the 15th & 16th centuries. http: //godecookery.com/clipart/clart.htm The Middle Ages Read and learn about Middle Ages...
These links lead to general overviews of Medieval history History for Kids Historyforkids! is a new service for kids, parents and teachers. They have lots of information, all specially written for middle school students by experienced university professors.
Recent scholarship has shed some much-needed light on the lives of medieval children and dispelled many misconceptions about how they were regarded and treated by their elders. These sites offer some details of daily life for children in the Middle Ages. The first in a series of articles exploring the status and daily life of children in the Middle Ages, Part I examines the concept of childhood, the importance of children, and the question of affection in the medieval family.
Update Information 2006: In 2006 the Internet Medieval Sourcebooks and associated sourcebooks are undergoing a major overhaul to remove bad links and add more documents. 2. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient.