Grooming the Face in the Early Middle Ages by Steven P. Ashby

Such ‘non-Romans’ provide an interesting case study; we might in particular consider the Lombards, whose very appellation is traditionally believed to derive from an origin myth in which the group’s women disguise themselves as men by tying their hair down to form ‘long beards’ (Borri 2014). In many ways the historicity of this story matters much…

Roman Gladius Sword Dual Wield

Did the Romans ever dual-wield their gladius swords, as seen in movies like Gladiator or TV shows like Spartacus? Looking at Roman weapons of war, as well as the equipment of the dimachaerus. Extra videos on Patreon:

Medieval Hay Making

Jason discusses the importance of the medieval hay harvest, what it meant for the medieval peasant and how it was done. Credits: Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat.

Knight’s Weekly

What’s up in Middle Ages Reenactment Upcoming events:  2nd Tournament by the Cisy Castle 8th Tournament in the Siewierz Castle Battle Of Shrewsbury Medieval Weekend Arbalestrie de siège Fête Historique et Medievale de Leuc Fête médiévale d’Enghien 2019 Fête médiévale de grand champ Past events: Siege of Malbork Torneo dij Cossot Tournoi de béhourd 2019…

Viking’s Weekly

What’s up in Early Medieval Reenactment Upcoming events: Vikingehåndværkertræf 2019 in Aggersborg Viking Market in Saltvik Spelet om Heilag Olav in Verdalsøra Slavic Culture Festival in Gniezno Tornerspel på Trelleborgen Värmlands Vikingating 2019 Past events: Vikings at Birka Gudvangen Viking Market 2019 Festival of Slavic History in Cieszyn Silesia Medeltidslägret Levande Glimmingehus Sarpsborg International Viking…

The Secrets Behind Ink In The 18th Century – Historical Writing Series Part 2

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Sigi Forge Feder – Review by Scholar Victoria

Sigi Forge is a relative newcomer to the HEMA scene, but with the backing of high profile fencers like Martin Fabian, I was unsurprisingly excited when mine arrived several weeks ago. Does this sword offer something new to the fencing community? Read on and see. At a Glance The continuing popularity of longsword in both…