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This online article by Carol Raabus was posted in 2009 on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Hobart page. It is about local man Doug Pattison and his re-creation of siege engines. He has built a trebuchet, first used in the twelfth…

The Bulletin, which was resolutely “anti-imperialist” in its outlook, published a range of verses, ballads and other “poems in which the Middle Ages were represented as despotic and barbaric” (Louise D’Arcens, Old Songs…

This piece from the Art Gallery of New South Wales collection is one of 12 bronze sculptures cast from a plaster sculpture created by Rodin in 1885. The original ‘Second Maquette for the Burghers of Calais’ from which it was cast is…

In this review of Jeffery Farnol’s historical romance “The King Liveth”, the novel is recommended to readers who appreciate the “picturesque recreation of the England of those far off [Anglo-Saxon] days”. Set in the…