18 Back To The Middle Ages

Back To The Middle Ages

Posted on May 21, 2011 by team


An amazing international festival of the historical reconstruction of the Middle ages "The Battle Between Nations" was held in the Khotynskaya fortress ( the city of Khotyn, Ukraine) from the 30th of April till the 3rd of May. Central events were fights between national teams of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Canada, Italy and Germany. Besides soldiers there were a lot of other personages who just walked on the fortress territory feigning peasants or court servants.


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Participants' tents where they lived during the festival.

The Italian team participated in face to face and in massive battles.

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18 Responses to “Back To The Middle Ages”

  1. Menello says:

    Beauty place, i was there in 2007. I hope to see it once more …

  2. Dan says:

    Hotin belonged to Romania before communist Russia took it away, along with the rest of Northern Bukowina and Bessarabia. There will come a day when all these lands will come back to the mother country.

  3. marxistworker says:

    America had a Dark Ages, too. The Reagan-Bush regime.

  4. MadYank says:

    I didn’t know they had color photography back in the 15th century. These are rare pics indeed.

  5. EnglishBob says:

    These sort of events can be a lot of fun, but you don’t half meet some weirdos there too. Some people actually believe life was better back then.

  6. opticalsound says:

    Canadian knights?!

  7. Alek says:

    I drove though Khotyn but never knew about all this. I should visit it.

  8. (r)evolutionist says:

    I’m in my “middle ages.” :-(

  9. zjoske says:

    nice li’l castle up there. Only those strange persons ….

  10. Eram says:

    nice pictures i realy enjoyed that.

  11. Fonte says:

    It looks like a Ren Fest like we have here in the States!

    Hooray!!!

  12. testicules says:

    Looks like the local chapter of the Involuntarily Celibate Club got together for a meeting.

  13. Musa says:

    What happened to my comment?

  14. Charles says:

    Yup, even back in the 13th century the ladies were impressed by a knight in his armour – and Nike running shoes…

  15. yulia says:

    what a life!!thatS what life means!its big FUN! the view the attitude n ppl just so peaceullllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllEVERYTHING
    oh gee! where here my place is! i wanna move out of where ima livin.
    =-=llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

  16. phil says:

    Everyone is to clean

  17. Adrian says:

    Romanian land!

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