Questions tagged [10th-century]
The 10th century is considered to be the century which lasted from January 1, 901 to December 31, 1000 in the Gregorian calendar.
How much did a sword cost in AD 1000 Constantinople?
Qualifications: Obviously, swords vary in quality. Ideally, I would like to know what a standard army issue sword would have cost, if I bought it privately. But I realised we may only be able to ...
What is known about the Tings in 10th century Norway?
There is quite a lot known about the Icelandic assemblies, but what about the Norwegian ones? Were Gulating, Borgarting, Eidsivating and Frostating also held in summer? Can we assume, that the ...
How would an early Medieval German market have looked?
I am trying to find sources on how a medieval German market would have looked. Any artwork (painting, wood carving, wood print) would be perfect, but even just a description would already be great. My ...
Can I get my hands on a translation of Ahmad ibn Fadlan's manuscript?
I have read a couple of fiction novels, based on the renowned manuscript. But is an English translation of the actual Arabic text available online?
Before modern banking, how did government-issued coins get into everyone's hands?
At first, this question sounded basic to me, but I couldn't find easy answer in Wikipedia. Since this SE prefers restricted scope, let's limit it to the empires of the 9th-10th century, e.g. the ...