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Medieval Europe: What Did the Nobility Eat?

May 9, 2022

During the Middle Ages, the heart of the aristocratic diet was meat, while peasants had more of bread, milk products, and vegetables. And, the love for wine and ale was unmatched. […]

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Palace Life in Medieval Islamic World

May 9, 2022

Medieval Islamic palaces were built to provide cooling shade and breezes. They had separate quarters for women, called harems. Muslims had dietary restrictions, and wine was prohibited by the Qur’an. […]

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Palace Life in Medieval China

May 9, 2022

The Chinese people tend to preserve traditions and their heritage, and respect the past. This gives legitimacy to their present. The palace structures, the clothes, and the food are all reflection of Chinese history. […]

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