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Castle
From its humble origins as a wooden fortification, to imposing stone structures, complete with kitchens, halls, and prisons, the castle defined military strategy in the age.[Learn More]

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Runestones
Small pebbles, bone or metal that have runes inscribed on them.
Small Beer
Due to the poor quality of water in towns and cities, beer mixed with water, known as small beer, was the drink of choice.
Nuremberg Chronicle
The Nuremberg Chronicle follows the story of human history and relates it to the ages of the Bible. The book is best known for its history and drawings of a number of Western cities, and contains 1809 woodcut illustrations.