Who invented the humble screw in medieval times?

Answer The humble screw was not invented during medieval times, but is actually an ancient invention, created during the fifth century B.C. It was invented by a Pythagorean philosopher called Archytas of ... Read More »

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Who invented glasses in medieval times?

Medieval times, also called the Middle Ages, is the period from the fifth to the 15th centuries. During this time there were many advances in the arts and sciences. Though Assyrians had been using ... Read More »

Who invented glasses for seeing in medieval times?

The exact date and inventor of eyeglasses are unknown. Scholars do know that they were invented in Italy between 1268 and 1289. Historians believe they were invented in Pisa or Venice, most likely ... Read More »

Who invented the small cannon in medieval times?

The use of the cannon seems to have occurred sometime during the 13th or 14th century. According to, there is no true date that stands out due to conflicting reports ... Read More »

At what age could you become a nun in medieval times?

During medieval times, a girl or woman could enter a convent, beginning the process of becoming a nun, at any age. This process usually took about one year. While some young girls were dedicated to... Read More »