In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the Middle Ages — la Edad Media
- Alfred is still considered quintessential as a ruler of the Middle Ages.
- Numerous imperial and royal palaces survived into the early Middle Ages and were restored or rebuilt.
- Medical knowledge in the Middle Ages must have appeared to have stood still.
- Whenever a king in the Middle Ages was toppled, an impostor would pop up somewhere claiming to be him.
- The most ambitious crusading expedition of the later Middle Ages had ended in humiliating failure.
- The size of the cemetery itself also reflects the commercial exploitation of death in the Middle Ages.
- This genre flaunts a cosmology that would have been entirely understood by anyone from the late Middle Ages.
- From the late Middle Ages onwards, one plot in particular dominated these tales in Europe.
- In this short series he set out to rescue the Middle Ages from the clichés of knights, damsels and monks.
- It was founded high on a series of hills by prosperous Saxon merchants in the Middle Ages.
- In the Middle Ages, wildly anachronistic tales of his exploits in Rome were in circulation.
- If one thing symbolized political and military power in the Middle Ages it was the castle.
- In Roman times Britain had as many people as at its peak in the Middle Ages.
- The European climate in the Middle Ages was two degrees hotter than it is now.
- During the Middle Ages in the west, the Roman legal system was in power in the Eastern Roman Empire.
- By the close of the Middle Ages, there were likely public warehouses here.
- At one time it was thought that the immense majority of European peasants of the Middle Ages were legally unfree.
- As a result it has had no influence on other European authors of the Middle Ages.
- During the Middle Ages, missionary enterprise was to some extent replaced by crusades.
- For me, the ancient Greeks and Romans, the high Middle Ages and even the Tudors passed in a blur of boredom.
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