Who can decipher the coded message inscribed in gold on this medieval sword? Experts appeal for help.
Ravensbrück: the Nazis’ Only Concentration Camp for Women
Nearly forgotten, Ravensbrück was a concentration camp built to hold women, turning a scenic tourist area into a place of torture.
Mediaeval Attempts to Control War: Law of Innocents
The mediaeval church, knowing that they could not prevent war, tried to minimize the effects of conflict by establishing binding rules for warfare.
Magna Carta, Law, Liberty, Legacy: Exhibition at British Library
See Magna Carta, the US Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights at British Library in the largest ever exhibition on Magna Carta and its legacy.
An Eden in the Lake: the Abbot’s Little Garden
Abbot and scholar-gardener Strabo had his hortulus, his little garden, which he lovingly tended while at an island monastery. He even idealized the garden in a poem.