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Why People Walked Differently in Medieval Times

12th January 2018

Read it.

Hey, if you had no access to modern toilet paper, you’d walk differently too.

Recorded in Germany’s History Park Bärnau, an open-air museum that explores life between the 9th and 13th centuries, this video by Roland Warzecha illustrates the mechanics of movement in Western Europe prior to 1500. (Warzecha runs a martial arts school devoted to historical European swordsmanship in Hamburg.)

Think Jar-Jar Binks.

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