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  • Iron Men: Fashion in Steel (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) 26 March – 26 June [Exhibition review]

    Martial Culture in Medieval Town Jun 23, 2022 | 00:10 am

    Vienna usually spoils visitors with an interest in arms and armour with the Hofjagd und Rustkammer housing one of the best collections of its kind. However, the ‘Iron Men’ exhibition curated by Stefan Krause elevates this experience and offers a unique educational trip on the subject of armour that mainly spans from the 15th to the 16th century. A combination of harnesses, armour parts and art lead the visitor on an amazing journey. The aim of the exhibition is to present the many functions … Continue reading Iron Men: Fashion in Steel (Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna) 26 March – 26 June [Exhibition review]

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  • ‘Like a nightingale in the cage’: City sieges in the Late Byzantine vernacular Chronicle of Morea

    Martial Culture in Medieval Town May 31, 2022 | 22:47 pm

    The Chronicle of Morea, an early 14th c. poem in Greek vernacular, narrates the conquest of the Peloponnesian castles by the Franks after the Fourth Crusade, revealing the history of the Morea in the 13th and early 14th c., and the social and ethnic identities presented through warfare.

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  • The Feud Book of Medieval Nuremberg

    Martial Culture in Medieval Town May 18, 2022 | 23:13 pm

    The Free Imperial City of Nuremberg (Freie Reichsstadt Nürnberg)was one of the more important settlements in Central Europe. Depending on precisely when and how you measure urban populations, during the late medieval period it was one of the top five to ten in terms of size, with a population of roughly 22,000 denizens in 1431, of whom 7,146 were full or partial citizens qualified to bear arms, with 381 priests, and 744 Jews and foreigners[i]. Comparable towns included Cologne, Prague, Wroclaw, Strasbourg, Frankfurt am … Continue reading The Feud Book of Medieval Nuremberg

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  • Coexistence and conflict in Asia Minor cities during the first decades of the 14th century

    Martial Culture in Medieval Town Apr 30, 2022 | 17:40 pm

    By the end of the 13th century the Asia Minor territories of the Byzantine Empire were under threat by the incursion of various Turkish tribes. In 1302 the Byzantines were defeated by the early Ottomans in the battle of Bapheus. That was the first pitched battle between Byzantium and the Ottomans. In 1303 the byzantine emperor Andronikos II Paleologos hired the Great Catalan Company, a battletested group of mercenaries, to cope with the Turks in Asia Minor. The Catalans scored a few successes against … Continue reading Coexistence and conflict in Asia Minor cities during the first decades of the 14th century

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  • An Englishman at the Siege of Guînes (1558)

    Martial Culture in Medieval Town Apr 17, 2022 | 16:58 pm

    Accounts of warfare became an increasingly popular printed genre in Elizabethan London, yet these reports also provided a platform for authors to revise controversial events. Thomas Churchyard’s 1579 account of the siege of Guînes (1558) illustrates how the English martial values of honour and reputation coincided with London’s public sphere of print.

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