Culture, Health and Lifestyle
The Black Death
During the 1340s and 50s the Black Death ravaged Europe, killing possibly a third of the population. For years historians regarded it as a watershed event and, while it no longer holds the same importance, the epidemic stands out as Europe's worst natural disaster.
Introduction to the Renaissance
Your Guide examines the birth of the modern world.
Notable Writers from European History
Summaries of some of Europe's most notable poets, playwrights and authors.
Satan Triumphant: The Black Death
There are plenty of well-written, informative introductions to the Black Death available on the web, of which this is one, but History Guide have chosen a title which helps it stand out: Satan Triumphant! As you'd expect, the plague's religious interpretations are discussed.
History of the UEFA European Championship
Ten facts about the UEFA European Championship
Books on Lifestyle and Custom
This page indexes bibliographic information on the many aspects of historical customs, societies and lifestyles, as well as specialist works on women in European history.
The Ancient Olympics
The ancient Olympics lasted for a thousand years, and took place in Greece.
The Origins of Football (Soccer)
The origins of the most popular sport in the world: football / soccer.