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This article from The West Australian traces the history of Christmas carols back to the medieval period. It dates their origin to the beginning of the thirteenth century, when Francis of Assisi taught children to dance around a model of the manger…

Arthur! And the Square Knights of the Round Table was an animated Australian cartoon series written by Melbourne playwright Alex Buzo with Rod Hull, Lyle Martin, John Palmer and M. Robinson. It was produced between 1966 and 1968. Based on Arthurian…

Troveresse Medieval Music Ensemble was founded by mezzo soprano Helen Dell in Melbourne, Victoria, in 2007. Their concert program includes Love’s Paradise – love stories and songs from twelfth and thirteenth-century France; Songs from the Heart…

In this report from Munich in 1933, an ‘amusing story’ about the escape of Nazi leader Franz Hofer from an Austrian prison is recounted for WA readers. Not long before his escape in August 1933, Hofer said, he heard one of the Austrian warders…

A poem featured in The Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, which conforms to lyrical and bardic poetic traditions. It has medieval and classical undertones in both style and language.