Medieval smithy

Medieval smithy

The work of smiths – one of the first professions in history – became even more important in the Middle Ages.

History

Keywords

medieval, blacksmith, smith, anvil, bellows, workshop, master, apprentice, profession, weapon, tool

Related items

Questions

  • Which of the following professions did exist in the Middle Ages?
  • Which tool keeps the fire alive?
  • What is the function of the\n face of the anvil?
  • What is the function of the\n horn of the anvil?
  • What do we call the conical\nprojection of the anvil?
  • Is the following statement true?\nSmithing is one of the oldest professions.
  • Which of the following items is a tool used by the smith?
  • Which of the following items is not a tool used by the smith?
  • Which of the following items is not a tool used by the smith?
  • Who had the highest rank in the hierarchy of a guild?
  • Is the following statement true? \nThe workshops of craftsmen were usually on the ground floor of residential houses in cities.
  • Which of the following words can be the prefix of a medieval smith?
  • Which of the following words can be the prefix of a medieval smith?
  • Where were the houses of people having the same occupation generally situated in medieval towns?
  • Is the following statement true?\nGuild members were allowed to advertise their products.
  • Is the following statement true?\nThe guild masters were using their own tools.
  • How do we call the “exam work” of apprentices aspiring to become full members of guilds?
  • What do we call the craftsmen who did not join a guild?
  • What is the medieval organisation representing the interests of people of the same profession?
  • What was the basic function\nof signs?
  • What do we call the object advertising and referring to the profession?
  • Which of the below professions evolved from smithing?
  • Which is the oldest era from which traces of smiths were found?
  • What do we call the person serving the smith?
  • Which of the following professions works with metals?
  • Which of the following professions does not work with metals as raw material?
  • Which one of the below products cannot be made in a smith’s workshop?
  • Which one of the products below may be made in a smith’s workshop?
  • What is the role of fire in the\nsmith’s workshop?
  • Why are the hammers made with\nan oval hole?
  • How heavy can the largest hammer, the sledgehammer be?
  • Which of the following professions did not exist in the Middle Ages?
  • Which of the following professions did exist in the Middle Ages?
  • Which of the following professions did not exist in the Middle Ages?
  • Which of the following professions did not exist in the Middle Ages?

Scenes

Related items

Medieval town

Medieval townhouses were built from stone or brick and were several storeys high.

Medieval town in Central Europe

Narrow streets and colourful houses gave medieval towns a special atmosphere.

Venice in the Middle Ages

Medieval Venice owed its wealth to its flourishing maritime trade.

Viking settlement (10th century)

Typical settlements of the Norsemen were not only established in Scandinavia, they appeared on distant areas as well.

Ferrous metallurgy (basic)

Raw iron is produced from iron ore in iron smelters.

Ferrous metallurgy (intermediate)

Raw iron is produced from iron ore in iron smelters.

Gutenberg's press (Mainz, 15th century)

Life magazine picked Gutenberg's invention of mechanical movable type printing as the most important event of the second millennium.

Medieval inhabited bridge (London Bridge, 16th century)

In the Tudor Era around 200 buildings were built on the bridge across the River Thames.

From the Stone Age to the Iron Age

This animation demonstrates the development of the axe throughout archaeological periods.

Horse mill

Machines powered by animals were mainly used in mills, for grinding grains.

Added to your cart.