Human Circus: Journeys in the Medieval World

Human Circus: Journeys in the Medieval World


Latest Episodes

Ibn Fadlan 1: From Baghdad with Very Cold Beards
July 21, 2020

Ahmad ibn Fadlan and the Journey North

Eustace the Black Monk
June 24, 2020

Eustace the Monk: A Medieval Outlaw Hero

Brancacci's Mission 2: Already Dismissed
May 21, 2020

A Florentine Ambassador in Mamluk Egypt

Brancacci's Mission 1: From Florence to Cairo
May 01, 2020

Florentine Diplomacy in Mamluk Egypt

Sir John Mandeville 5: Mongols, Mountains, and Myths
April 11, 2020

Mandeville on Assassins, the Valley Perilous, and the Great Khan

Sir John Mandeville 4: Of India and Medieval Monsters
March 11, 2020

India, the Islands, and Monstrous Races and their Meanings

Sir John Mandeville 3: Mamluk Egypt
February 22, 2020

Mandeville in Medieval Egypt

Sir John Mandeville 2: In and Around Jerusalem
January 25, 2020

A 14th-Century Pilgrimage

Sir John Mandeville 1: To the Holy Land
December 28, 2019

Mandeville: The Book of Marvels and Travels

The Book of the Wonders of India
November 16, 2019

Tenth Century Fables of the Sea