Month: June 2024

Missing Monarchy: Correcting Misconceptions About The Middle Ages, Medieval Kingship, Democracy, And Liberty

Missing Monarchy challenges common beliefs about historical governance, advocating for a return to monarchy principles.

An Arab city of the early medieval period

The Gangs of Medieval Cairo were marked by their disreputable reputations and affiliation with violent disorder.

An artistic depiction of a medieval king and queen

Medieval Practice of hereditarily passing down titles ensured power decentralization, providing long-term stability and preventing monopolies.

Fatimid Army

Fatimid criminals, mercenaries, and slave soldiers were key in bolstering the Caliphate's military power, yet faced numerous social and racial challenges.

Uncovering Vikings: Beyond myths, exploring their culture, trade, and laws that shaped modern society.

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381

Representation and Written Constitutions question if historical governance reforms truly offered freedom or manipulated power under a guise of representation.

Feudalism Origins and Operations

Feudalism reshaped society amid invasions, spreading power from monarchs to local lords, fundamentally altering medieval Europe's social structure.

Krak des Chevaliers, NW Syria

Crusading Criminality and the Architecture of Fear: Burglars often entered homes by breaching walls, a testament to the insubstantial construction of the era.

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