Dark Ages Middle Ages

Between the fall of Rome and the onset of the Renaissance had been hidden for centuries of history. They are called the Dark Ages Middle Ages. After the collapse of the Roman Empire in Europe rampant famine, plague, persecutions. The state of war has been a constant. So persistent that it is only occasionally broken by truces.

Bet you did not know … Myths about the Middle Ages

03.04.2013

In the Middle Ages 9 out of 10 people have died, and did not live up to 40 years

Accurate data on life expectancy in the distant past, we, of course not, but historians say that in the Middle Ages it was somewhere around 35 years. (In any case, 50% of those born survive to that age). But that does not mean that people were dying only when they reach 35 years of age. Yes, the average life expectancy was about this, but many died in childhood. We do not know exactly what is

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UK: Astronomers discovered the secret of the Middle Ages

09.02.2004

09.02.2004

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Scientists from the University of Cardiff (UK) found the cause of the fall harvest and summer frosts about one and a half thousand years ago — the culprit turned out to be a comet crashed into the Earth. Analysis shows woody ring, that in region 536-540. AD

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Disasters Little Ice Age …

In medieval Paris, thousands of people are dying of hunger. When once the skies over Paris suddenly painted in purple tones, the Parisians took this as a sign of the approaching end of the world. Not that it surprised them — because evil time has come.From year to year in Europe getting colder, everywhere reigned darkness and cold. The cold and damp ruined harvests, farmers often can not even feed themselves. Residents of the crowded city of Paris in the struggle for survival had especially hard. The vast majority of Parisians living in poverty, endured poverty and hunger, suffering from

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Little Ice Age 13-16 Ages was triggered by volcanic eruptions

A series of volcanic eruptions in the middle of the 13th century could be one of the triggers of the "little ice age" — the era of strong climate cooling in the Late Middle Ages and in the New Era, say American Geophysics in an article in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

To date, the exact timing of this cooling period is not defined. According to the official definition of NASA, the Little Ice Age lasted from short warm "breaks" from 1550 to 1850. Most climatologists and geophysicists associate it with the fall of the active phase of

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The first festival of living history

From 6 to 12 August, the Ulyanovsk region will host the first festival "living history" called "Volga way." It will try to recreate the atmosphere of the Middle Ages in the Middle Volga. Planned a number of activities, including an international conference on experimental archeology, and realistic equestrian tournament.

The festival takes place at the location Archeopark (rural New Bedenga). The second event is the area of agro-tourist complex "Russian coast" (The Old Village Lane). Festival visitors will be able to dive into the world of the Middle Ages: to see life and the battle, watch the tournaments and competitions,

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Where lies the Black Death?

07.02.2005

07.02.2005

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Plague — a word which has become a household name for a long time — "brown plague" for example, and went down in proverbs: "A plague on both your houses" — of the men to mind.

Perhaps it is this terrible disease, literally devastated the Europe of

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My Horrible Histories — Man-bubble watch online

19-year-olds in Vishnu Chandra bubbles began to grow throughout the body. For 36 years he has been hiding from the people, but is now ready to tell about this painful condition.

57-year-old Chandra Vishnu, suffering from a rare disease, and long concealed from the general public, has revealed itself to the world in order to save their own kids from the same fate. Because of their own illness Chandra tyschami covered with small tumors that resemble bubbles. The father of four kids, he izvestven in his own village as a "man-bubble." For obvious reasons, he rarely leaves

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Travel to Srednevekove / Journey Into the Dark Ages watch online

In 1347, Europe was enveloped epidemic "Bubonic Plague", which came from Asia … For 2 years lost almost half of the inhabitants of the European states. No church is not a science since could not explain the cause of the epidemic, but the population Europe nevertheless survived and experienced changed the lives of people … The second part tells about the fate of the stately ladies Europe whose names are known to many, but bigraficheskie data shrouded in mystery suspense.

01. Black Death / Black death

02. Great Women of the Middle Ages / Lofty

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Little Ice Age 13-16 Ages was triggered by volcanic eruptions

A series of volcanic eruptions in the middle of the 13th century could be one of the triggers of the "little ice age" — the era of strong climate cooling in the Late Middle Ages and in the New Era, say American Geophysics in an article in the journal Geophysical Research Letters.

To date, the exact timing of this cooling period is not defined. According to the official definition of NASA, the Little Ice Age lasted from short warm "breaks" from 1550 to 1850. Most climatologists and geophysicists associate it with the fall of the active phase of the solar

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