Medieval Europe

They weren't all knights or serfs or clergy.

Although certain medieval writers described their society as divided into 'three orders' – those who prayed, those who fought, and those who laboured – that became an increasingly inaccurate picture from after about 1100.

They didn't believe the world was flat

Children in the Middle Ages were seen as useless. Childhood was not idealized as it is today. It was viewed more as a time of immaturity when a person was not able to complete any work.

The art of writing is one of the most important developments in human history and the Middle Ages were a period of slow but dramatic changes when it comes to this art and pursuit. In this article I will show you some of the types of writing of the Middle Ages and explain to you some of the changes that took place.
The Middle Ages in 3 1/2 minutes