Extremely rare baby boot from Middle Ages found in Switzerland
Archaeologists in the Swiss canton of Jura have unearthed a stunning fragment of a baby boot dating from the second half of the 14th century.
Killer Rabbits in Medieval Manuscripts: Why So Many Drawings in the Margins Depict Bunnies Going Bad
Inland Icelanders Burned Whale Bones for Warmth
"An archaeological find shows that whale bones were sometimes imported inland to use as fuel."
Viking homes were stranger than fiction: portals to the dead, magical artefacts and ‘slaves’ - HeritageDaily
The Memoirs of Catherine The Great
"Catherine II ruled Russia for many years. She also wrote her own memoirs, in a time when such writing was considered inappropriate for a monarch."
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