Suiting up the Swiss Guard: Austrian blacksmiths practice vanishing craft for Vatican guards
Austrian blacksmiths who produce ceremonial suits of armor for the Vatican’s Swiss Guards are close to the end of their current deal to do so, and say supplying the suits will not be an issue for many years to come.
One of the drawbacks of the Swiss Guards’ medieval uniforms is that the craftsmanship needed to make them is disappearing.
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This Medieval Village Put Great Effort Into Preventing A Zombie Apocalypse
Researchers recently uncovered evidence that suggests a medieval village went to great lengths to prevent an uprising of the undead.
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