Apparently, if you are involved in computer programming, 'Byzantine' is a synonym for a lot of terrible things medievalists.net/2022/12/byzan

That is if you have £3,000 to £6,000 to spare! Both of these medieval items will be sold at auction next week medievalists.net/2022/12/knigh

Ever since the archangel Gabriel told Mary that the Holy Spirit would conceive Jesus in her womb and the three magi followed a star to Bethlehem to pay homage to the infant, the nativity story has been associated with magic and miracles medievalists.net/2022/12/ancie

Flutes were used in a variety of situations, including to help hunters distract animals. The instrument became really popular around the year 1500 as it became used in a military context.

You can read more about the history of this instrument in the article, "The Development of the Flute as a Solo Instrument from the Medieval to the Baroque Era," by Anna J. Reisenweaver at digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/

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The medieval flute would have been made in one piece from wood or bone, and had six fingerholes. It would have held sideways, most commonly to the player’s left.

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