Medieval Articles

This is a listing of the various articles I have here on the medieval website. There are a wide variety of articles and reviews about all things medieval.










Book Reviews:







DVD Reviews:

DVD: Alexander the Great & The CatapultDVD Review - This is a review of a History Channel DVD about a medieval castle siege that took place a thousand years before there were medieval castles! Alexander took the island of Tyre which was located a half mile off the shore of Lebanon. And the island had a massive stone wall surrounding it. It was for all practical purposes a castle. And Alexander the Great sieged and took it by building a land bridge out to it and creating a new type of siege engine called the Torsion Catapult. The land bridge out to the island is stil there over 2,000 years later. Quite amazing. My review of Alexander the Great & the Catapult


Life in Medieval Times DVD

DVD Review: Life in Medieval Times - This is well researched and well presented. If you want to learn about this interesting period of time (1066-1485) you will get a lot out of this DVD. The rise of the guilds, the Magna Carta, knighthood, family life, farm life, etc. Life in Medieval Times












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