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The work of smiths – one of the first professions in history – became even more important in the Middle Ages.
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Medieval townhouses were built from stone or brick and were several storeys high.
Narrow streets and colourful houses gave medieval towns a special atmosphere.
Medieval Venice owed its wealth to its flourishing maritime trade.
Typical settlements of the Norsemen were not only established in Scandinavia, they appeared on distant areas as well.
Raw iron is produced from iron ore in iron smelters.
Life magazine picked Gutenberg's invention of mechanical movable type printing as the most important event of the second millennium.
In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.
This animation demonstrates the development of the axe throughout archaeological periods.
Machines powered by animals were mainly used in mills, for grinding grains.