Podcast "Spray of Science": myths and facts about the Middle Ages
Miscellaneous / / November 20, 2023
We are talking about medieval “denseness”, knights and bedrooms.
The Middle Ages are often described as an era of ignorance, rudeness and cruelty. At the same time, in ballads, for example, valiant knights are glorified. Were they like this in reality or not?
How people lived in those days, what stories about the Middle Ages have survived to this day and whether there is any truth in them - Oleg examines facts and myths in the new issue Voskoboynikov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, specialist in the culture and art of the medieval West, full professor at the Higher School of Economics and co-founder of online courses on humanities "Stradarium» from the media project “Suffering Middle Ages”.
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We made this episode with the participation of the YouTube project ScienceVideoLab. On the channel you will find video lectures about science and related misconceptions.
You can read the text version of the release in the article on Lifehacker.
What else to read on the topic of the issue🧐
- 6 Medieval Activities You'll Want to Try
- 5 strange things that were considered normal in the Middle Ages
- 9 terrible things that awaited medieval knights