The historical landscape that shaped the middle age reenactment

The middle is mostly considered the historical reenactment of the European history that dates back to the fall of the Rome. This period is at the end of 15th century where it divided into the middle age and the dark ages. With a wide range of re-enactment histories in European setting, most middle age groups focus on smaller time periods which they sometimes confine into a specific century. 

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They also restrict their interest to specific battles, fights, monarchs and even seasons depending on authenticity of the intended re-enactment.

The European middle ages to many people reminds them of the shiny thrones of various monarchs, magnificent castles, very interesting images of shiny knights, and glorious and sacred cathedrals. The middle age is a dynamic period in the history of Europeans that assisted them a lot in shaping their identity and encouraging development among them. 

Most developments and historical improvements were stipulated by the Europeans’ interaction with other cultures during the middle age. This era proved to be a turning point to most of the Europeans as it was a time where social and political patterns were formed and started taking effect. Clear political boundaries, religion, and cultural identities were enacted at the middle age era. These trends created the present European culture.

The middle age is very synonymous with battles and fights which mostly were conducted to either defend or expand the territory. They would also conduct wrestling matches for entertainment or for competitions between monarchs. The landscapes of these battles were mostly hilly terrains and deserts as they believed that hills assist them in spotting the enemy in time. They would also conduct their battles in valleys where it would be difficult for the enemy to spot the warriors.

Forests and shrub lands proved to be the best hideouts for the warriors with their horses while battling their enemies. They loved using horses because they are faster and able to maneuver the hills and valleys with no difficulty, therefore giving them an advantage over their enemies.

Know About The Middle Ages.

Despite the fact that its alias, “Medieval Times,” is misspelled more often that it is spelled correctly, the Middle Ages are still studied routinely and reverently worldwide – at least in the parts of the world that lean west. Of course, given that they represent roughly 1,000 years of man’s collective chronicle, they probably deserve a good share of lovin’, so we’re going to love them here, with five facts – or at least, strong notions – that you probably didn’t know about the time period.

1. The Middle Ages Technically Aren’t in the “Middle”

Most historians count the 5th century through the 15th century as the official time frame, so now that we survived “Y2K” and made it to 2015 in the year of our Lord, the time period technically can only lay claim to the title “Almost Middle Ages.” But, then, considering that most people don’t live to be 100, their acknowledged middle-age years aren’t a precise assessment, either.

2. Two “ism” questions you missed on the history test are Middle Ages-based

Don’t worry. We’re not grading here. Just so you know, though, both manorialism and feudalism started in the Middle Ages. The former was the organization of peasants (the poor people) into villages that owed rent and labor to the nobles (the rich people). Meanwhile, the latter was a political structure whereby knights and lower-level nobles owed military service to their overlords in return for the right to rent land.

3. Alas, he took a jousting stick to a gunfight

Practically anyone with a notion about the Middle Ages will recognize the joust as the signature form of combat. Indeed, we might still be jousting today, were in not for that technology thing that always seems to rewrite history. Those who chronicle it say the decline in jousting started with the invention of the musket firearm in 1520, which, of course, was eventually rendered obsolete by the lightsaber.

Middle Ages – Gifts for the History Lover

One of the most favorite time periods for collectors and history lovers is the Middle Ages. It was such a fascinating period, especially from a historical standpoint. It understandably has drawn a lot of love and interest. 

If you know someone in your life who has a fascination with the Middle Ages, consider giving them a gift connected with that period. Not only will the gift be useful for them because they can put it in their collections, they’ll recognize the thought you put into finding it. There is such a wide selection of gifts available these days that you will be able to find the perfect replica for a collection or a first-period learning tool.

The Middle Ages are favorite among history buffs for many reasons. One of those reasons is due to the impressive weaponry used at that time. Although the primary weapon was a sword, there were many different types. 

This makes it more attractive than if there were just one word everyone used. Replica swords are available to complete anyone’s Middle Ages collection. If a full-size replica sword doesn’t seem like the gift for them, then consider getting the smaller letter openers shaped like swords. It is an interesting way to incorporate their love for the Middle Ages into their everyday life.

For the die-hard Middle Ages fan, there are replica battle helmets available. These make great gifts because they are thoughtful and creative. Who thinks of giving a replica helmet as a gift? If your loved one is interested in this period, the contribution will be greatly appreciated. 

They will like their Middle Ages gift better than a traditional, run of the mill gift because it speaks to their heart and represents something they like. Your loved one doesn’t have to have a collection to appreciate the gifts.

They also make great learning tools for anyone interested in the Middle Ages. They’ll be able to relate to the people better than they could from reading a history book in school. If you have a loved on interested in the Middle Ages, check out their website for additional gift ideas. The gift selection expands beyond the Middle Ages to include other historical periods that any history lover is sure to find fascinating. By giving a history lover a Middle Ages gift, you are giving a gift from the heart.

Middle Age Reenactment Photos from 2001

Here are some great images from the 2001 period which always hold very strong with me, I hope you enjoy this selection.

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