We are pleased to announce that four of the British Library's Anglo-Saxon Chronicle manuscripts have been digitised in full and are now available on our Digitised Manuscripts website: Anglo-Saxon Chronicle B Anglo-Saxon Chronicle C Anglo-Saxon Chronicle D Anglo-Saxon Chronicle F 'Always after that it grew much worse': end of the...
Six alleged burial barrows, as well as relics of two fortified settlements, embankments, ditches and other defence system elements of early medieval Jaćwież have been located in Ełk Lakeland by archaeologists from the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw. The discovery was made using airborne laser scanning (ALS).
A six-gate rock church that is home to wall paintings featuring Christian icons has been unearthed in the southern province of Burdur's Bucak district. The rock church in the ancient city of Kremna was discovered by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (MAKU) Archaeology Department academic Hüseyin Metin and his team during excavations conducted in a mountainous area in the Avdancık village in Bucak district.
A 1,500-year-old underground Byzantine church has been discovered in Turkey with unseen before frescoes depicting Jesus. The church was found in the world's largest known underground city in the Cappadocia region of central Turkey. The frescoes have been described as depicting Jesus rising into the sky, what the Bible calls the Ascension.
Last updated: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:08 AM Posted: Monday, February 1, 2016, 11:18 PM At Lehigh University, a visitor to the Linderman Library can plunge into the Middle Ages and study a 15th-century text that shows the Earth as the center of the universe.
"The Crusader Bible: A Gothic Masterpiece" is an exhibition featuring over 40 unbound pages from one of the most famous medieval French illuminated manuscripts and is on display at the Blanton. The pages are on loan from the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, and the opportunity to see this many of the Crusader Bible pages together in one exhibition is definitely worth the drive up I-35.
The exceptional grave goods found at a site from 5th or 6th century Oakington had an unusual accompanying body. Child burials from Anglo-Saxon times are rare: despite kids outnumbering ancient adults and the high infant mortality rate of the time, archaeologists think children were buried differently, their fragile bones often swallowed up by the soil.
Viking activity in Shropshire dates back to 855 - an important year in Viking history, marking the time when the Scandinavian raiders began to spend the winter in England rather than returning home after their summer raids.