Post-Classical History

Eurasian Warriors in Central Asia

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Eurasian nomads, recognized for their ability to survive outside centralized civilizations, were able to survive the arid lands of Central Asia by adapting to their ecological surroundings. Unfortunately for them,…

The Voyages of Zheng He

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During the Ming dynasty, Chinese Emperor Yongle organized a series of naval expeditions in the Indian Ocean basin. The expeditions were led by eunuch admiral Zheng He. He was a…

Our Lady of Paris

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Winner of the Fall 2016 StMU History Media Award for Best Featured Image Whenever we hear the name Notre Dame, one of two things might come to mind: the movie that…

The Peace of God and Truce of God

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The Peace of God was a medieval religious movement that aimed to keep the constantly warring nobles of Europe in check.1 The Peace of God movement originated in France during the 10th century, but as time…