Monday, February 11, 2013

6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes


When you think of the Middle Ages, chances are you picture gallant knights sitting astride brilliant destriers galloping through a sea of plagues, ignorance, and filth. And you can hardly be blamed for that, when everything from the movies you watch to your high school history teacher (who was mainly the football coach) has told you that ...

1. Scientific Progress was Dead

2. Everyone Smelled like Complete Shit

3. Knights were Honourable, Chivalrous Warriors

4. Everyone was a Prude

5. Women were Treated as Cattle

6. Life was Horrible and Everyone Died Young

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