One of the most dramatic battles of the Middle Ages unfolds as Catholic Crusaders meet Protestant Hussites under Jan Zizka!
Zizka is a incredible figure in military history – a one eyed Protestant warrior who formed the Czech peasants into
Did you know that a precursor to tanks faced knights on medieval battlefields? The Hussite war wagons were a technological
We’re pleased to recommend this series, originally broadcast on the BBC, Secrets of the Castle. Join the series’ hosts, Peter Ginn, Tom Pinfold,
The Venitian Empire had its share of challenges as they ruled the world through commerce. In this episode we look
How the 9th century Bishop Claudius of Turin took on the powerful Catholic church and their worship of images.
Swords are most people’s favorite medieval weapon. But spears have been an important weapon for all of recorded history, and
One of the poisonous books We found that three rare books on various historical topics in the University of
If your commanded a Medieval army, and found a castle in your path, what would you do? Learn the four
Tens of thousands of castles were built in Medieval Europe, and many still blanket the landscape. Why were the built,