Middle Ages

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Revelation Series--Part 8: Missed Opportunities

The Sardis era members of God’s Church had a golden opportunity—and a corroding spiritual weakness.I n Part 7 of this Revelation series, we went back in time to the Middle Ages and the Thyatira era. The major labor for God’s people during that time was ... [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

What's All This Half-Baked Medieval Crap Doing on My TV?

It has come to my attention that ABC has a medieval musical comedy series called Galavant in the works. This, in addition to The Quest , a reality competition where contestants compete Survivor -like to be chivalric heroes. There is officially too much ... [Published Jezebel - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Tudor hall goes Medieval for thrilling event

Visitors to Ordsall Hall in Salford travelled back in time for a day inspired by the Middle AgesMedieval surgical instruments and grisly tales transported audiences back to the Middle Ages at Ordsall Hall .A fascinating demonstration hosted by a Lottery-funded ... [Published Manchester Evening News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Tel Aviv's Islamic States crusader game plan is straight out of the Middle Ages

Beginning his working life in the aviation industry and trained by the BBC, Tony Gosling is a British land rights activist, historian & investigative radio journalist.Published time: August 22, 2014 15:13When England’s famous crusader, Richard the ‘Lionheart’, ... [Published Russia Today - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Africa in the World: Capitalism, Empire, Nation-State

This wide-ranging essay on the evolving relationship between Africa and the rest of the world since the Middle Ages is erudite and insightful. Cooper uses his considerable knowledge of the historical record to comment on contemporary debates about the ... [Published Foreign Affairs - Aug 20 2014]
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First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State takes region back to the Middle Ages

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20By Claude Salhani - Trend:The group known as the Islamic State that is fighting to install an Islamic Caliphate in Syria and Iraq - as a first step to expanding that caliphate - has made time travel a possibility. ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

You Don't Need A Magical Wardrobe To Get To Narni

Where: Amalfi CoastIt wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Positano is one of the most beautiful places on earth. This small town on the Amalfi Coast awes visitors with its pastel-colored houses perched on the mountains that rise above the sea. Positano ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ibn Battuta

A banker by profession, Salim Ansar has a passion for history and historic books. His personal library already boasts a treasure trove of over 7,000 rare and unique books.Every week, we shall take a leaf from one such book and treat you to a little taste ... [Published The News International - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

When Did Humans First Consider the Possibility of Alien Life?

This question originally appeared on Quora .Answer by Tim O'Neill , atheist, medievalist, skeptic, and amateur historian:Nicholas of Cusa, in the painting by Meister des Marienlebens, circa 1480.Courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsThe first speculation about ... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis, ISIS, and the Last Crusade

‘Caliph’ Ibrahim wanted his fight to be a true holy war on both sides—and his strategy seems to be succeeding, with some of the highest Christian officials calling for military action.There is more than mere barbarism behind the savage tactics of the ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pope Francis Is Cool With Killing ISIL If the United Nations Is

Aboard the papal plane, Pope Francis issued one of his more muscular decrees: It's okay to use force against the radical Sunni group ISIL.Pope vs Caliphate— Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) August 18, 2014The reason he gave, according to the Associated ... [Published The Atlantic Wire - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

News from 1096 AD: Pope endorses military force to destroy Middle Eastern caliphate

The more things change, the more they stay the same. In a bit of news that might make you wonder what millenia you're in, Pope Francis, normally quite a peacenik, has endorsed the use of military force against Islamic State (ISIS), the terrorist group ... [Published VOX.com - Aug 18 2014]

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Small donut, large hole in Washington Posts "From Iron Dome to iron fist"
One of those Britons was Churchill himself, who commented eloquently that "the weapons … and the fanaticism of the Middle Ages were brought by an extraordinary anachronism into dire collision" with modern organisation, adding generously that his opponents were men "of the most desperate valour"
..." The statement released by the council declared: "Ebola is a plague. Liberians have to pray and seek God's forgiveness over the corruption and immoral acts (such as homosexualism, etc.) that continue to penetrate our society." Their recommended solution to the disease ravaging the nation is that everyone should stay indoors for a three-day period of fasting and prayer
...The letter, dated August 22 1664, said that the Jews could "promise themselves the effects of the same favour as formerly they have had, so long as they demean themselves peaceably and quietly, with due obedience to His Majesty's laws and without scandal to his government."

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