Monday, September 14, 2009

Welcome Students - Fall 2009

Welcome to another year of reading. I hope you will enjoy THE FIRST VIAL. As always, if you have any questions with regard to the novel or the medieval period, please feel free to ask.

For additional reading see my related articles for online magazine Suite 101.

Medieval Knights and Tournaments Jousting in the Middle Ages Mimicked Medieval Warfare
Knights in combat embody our modern view of Medieval life

Food in Medieval Times What People Ate in the Middle Ages
The staple diet of medieval man was bread, meat and fish. What was eaten and how it was served varied considerably depending on social station.

Fashion and Dress in the Middle Ages What People Wore in Medieval England
Sumptuary laws established in the middle ages restricted clothing expenditures to maintain class structure.

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