Thursday, 9 April 2009

How Monks Spiced Up Their Days

Those Middle Ages were hard, really hard. What is a poor monk to do, punished at every turn for breaking the rules? Well, they started something which is still going on today. This interesting article takes us back in time to see how the monks spiced up their days - and probably their evenings too!

From the article:
Living inside the monastery boundaries all the time, having to observe a large number of rules and being threatened by numerous punishments for breaking them can’t have been easy. But monks in the middle ages found something that spiced up their life.

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