The Fifteenth Century is the Most Interesting Century

The tomato (Solanum lycopersicum): totally unknown to fifteenth-century Italians.
A Frisian-Holstein cow (Bos taurus taurus): undoubtedly a marvel to the inhabitants of pre-Columbian Amazonia or the Yukon.
Catchcold Tower in the Southampton town walls, built in the early fifteenth century. The inverted keyhole gunports in the tower represent some of the world’s oldest-known purpose-built gunpowder fortifications. Credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Southampton_-_mur_medieval_02.JPG (Incidentally, this area has been extensively re-modelled and there is no longer any grass or railing by the wall.)

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Posting about ancient and medieval Indonesia, up to ~1500 CE. Mainly into 14th & 15th century stuff, but earlier is fine too.

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Medieval Indonesia

Medieval Indonesia

Posting about ancient and medieval Indonesia, up to ~1500 CE. Mainly into 14th & 15th century stuff, but earlier is fine too.

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