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adjective as in having to do with the middle ages; old

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The best kind of cast iron scrubber also happens to look like it could be part of a medieval suit of armor.

For now, the study offers a few small hints about medieval life and suggests that ancient toilets have more to tell us.

Eventually, that data will help researchers plumb the depths of medieval microbiomes to understand how the microscopic populations of our intestines have evolved over the centuries.

To the artists who embraced it, including Leonardo, Rembrandt, and Vermeer, this fresh approach also established a sharp break from the hard, flat style of medieval art.

Called folium, this watercolor had been used to paint images on the pages of medieval manuscripts.

Even in the medieval era this disparity made Christians uncomfortable.

The folk memory of medieval community life had been wiped out by the industrial revolution.

If a Queen did cheat, her crimes fade into insignificance compared to the extensive philandering engaged in by medieval monarchs.

It is difficult to overstate how destructive the practice of dismembering ancient and medieval books is.

From reports it must once have been a lovely old city with stone houses and a medieval quarter.

In classical and medieval times bridges were constructed of timber or masonry, and later of brick or concrete.

The medieval importance of these markets and fairs for the sale of wool and wine and later of cloth has gone.

The Celtic language reappeared; the Celtic art emerged from its shelters in the west to develop in new and medieval fashions.

Towers of Babel, medieval mythologies, and extensive smearings of that kind, he could find leisure!

Besides, what he has to say about dentistry occurs in typical medieval form.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to medieval, such as: antique, archaic, feudal, gothic, primitive, and antediluvian.

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