During the Middle Ages, the belief that spiritual and cosmological forces affected the body and mind was commonly accepted (BBC, 2010). Understanding celestial events such as the lunar phases and solar eclipses was an...
Bestiaries were manuscripts cataloging all of the natural and supernatural animals believed to interact with the earthly world.
The Book of Hours was a popular medieval manuscript from the late 13th century to the mid 16th century. Private worship aids, these manuscripts contained prayers and devotional texts. The Book of Hours was a simplified...
Music was an important aspect of Medieval life.
Find examples from medieval manuscripts for a variety of animals.
A gallery of bats from medieval manuscripts.
Sentences employing the same word over and over are one of the more head-scratching oddities of the English language.
Can you tell a crow from a raven? Take this quiz to test your ability to distinguish the difference between the common raven (Corvus corax) and the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos). Need some training first?...
Here are some ways you can determine the difference between the common raven (Corvus corax) and the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos).
A lot, alot, and allot all sound the same and have very similar spelling.