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Early Hungarian History

Early Hungarian History

Before we start this video which is part of the greater Project Pannonia, I want to stop anyone angrily typing in the comments about me not using the word Magyar in the video. This is because even though yes when they came in to Europe they called themselves the Magyar tribes all early written sources …

Knights Hospitaller: Origins

Knights Hospitaller: Origins

The Catholic military orders are among the most famous fighting forces of the medieval period, serving as the tip of Christendom’s lance for several centuries and earning them a reputation which lasts even today. However, like many idealised groups and individuals from eras before our own, these martial orders have accrued a great deal of …

Kulikovo 1380 – Rus-Mongol Wars DOCUMENTARY

Kulikovo 1380 – Rus-Mongol Wars DOCUMENTARY

The Mongols’ rule over Eastern Europe was harsh, but no other nation has internalized it to the level the Russians have done, as the ostensible Mongol-Tatar Yoke entered the collective memory of the Russian people. Although modern historians present a more nuanced view of the Golden Horde’s dominance, the struggle against the Khans was very …

Insane Rules Bounty Hunters Have to Follow

Insane Rules Bounty Hunters Have to Follow

Anyone who’s ever visited a jail knows that it’s not exactly the most comfortable place in the world. That’s why the American judicial system has the institution of bail — a deposit to the court made in either cash or collateral that allows a person to purchase their freedom while preparing for and undergoing trial. …

Why Your Life Sucked If You Served Medieval King

Why Your Life Sucked If You Served Medieval King

If you think your current boss is bad, at least he doesn’t possess absolute power over everything and anything. If you can’t stand the way he micromanages you because you didn’t stalk the shelves properly or because you missed the memo about not wearing socks with sandals into work, consider yourself lucky. At least you …