Horse Armour in the Medieval Islamic Middle East

The earliest widespread use of horse armour appears to have been in Inner Asia, perhaps more specifically in Khwarazm. Thereafter horse armour became notably characteristic of Central and Inner Asia, not only amongst nomadic tribes but also amongst settled peoples such as the Turkish Uighurs of what is now called the Chinese autonomous region of…

How Did Medieval Peasants Light Their Homes?

Jason Kingsley OBE, the Modern Knight, investigates medieval domestic lighting. Credits: Talos, Silver, Hawkeye, The Mighty Kaiju, Professor Fawn De Pom Pom Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat.