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The Medieval era spans a whopping thousand years, from the 5th to the 15th century. Appropriately also called the Middle Ages, it's a giant span of time between the fall of the Roman Empire and the rise of the Renaissance and the Age of Discovery. Television shows set in the Middle Ages have lots of themes to play with, including Vikings, knights , magic, and dragons. Medieval TV shows seem to have a fondness for King Arthur's court, multiple Robin Hood adaptations and the appearance of Merlin as a main or side character. Although some shows set in the Middle Ages play the idea of knights and Vikings for laughs or fun , most series seem to embrace what the Medieval era used to be called: The Dark Ages. Treachery, battles and lots of gloom , shows such as The Last Kingdom and Marco Polo examine the ferocity with which the world reclaimed territory after the fall of the Romans.
Winter is Coming
Game of Thrones season 8 may not air until What should fans do during the long wait? How will they sate their yearnings for medieval and fantasy drama, for bloody battlefields and epic romances? This is not a comprehensive sampling, so please feel free to volunteer your own favorites in the comments section. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.