Medieval women were considered unfit for public tasks such as governance and warfare. Nonetheless, many princesses wielded power, as a result of their dynastic position and personal ambition. Female role models of the late medieval period seem to reflect the ambiguity of their position.
Small, victimised, and on the fringe, though not over and done. How crusading shaped Late Byzantine socioeconomic life and how the Aegean world defied Latin dominance in times of conquest and exploitation. A story told from history and archaeology.
De middeleeuwse consument kocht vers vlees in de vleeshal bij de stallen van de vleeshouwers. De vleeshal was in de middeleeuwse stad bijna altijd dichtbij of in het stadhuis gevestigd, zo ook in Leiden. Maar waarom woonden de Leidse vleeshouwers (‘slagers’) daar zo ver vandaan?