sutton ho helmet
British History

Ancient Cemetery in Suffolk Likely Hosted 7th Century Executions

February 13, 2022

The ancient site of Sutton Hoo has a large amount of bodies with broken necks or decapitations. Located near Woodbridge in Suffolk, England, the burial site dates back to the 7th century C.E. This week on Wondrium Shorts, dig into its “ghost bodies.” […]

Drawing of a plague doctor in his special mask and clothes.
Medieval History

The Black Death in Nuremberg

September 18, 2021

Nuremberg is an excellent example of a city that avoided the worst of the plague because of high hygiene standards. With its low death rate of just 10 percent, Nuremberg was unique. […]

Symbols of death and skulls on a tombstone.
Medieval History

How Poland and Milan Escaped from the Black Death

September 18, 2021

The impact of the Black Death on Poland and Milan was lesser than that on many other nations, which were severely affected. This was due to factors like their geographical location and governing powers. […]

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