Wayne Reeves, 12, at right, gets medieval on fellow home-schooled student Joel Lofton,7, during a joust on (stick) horseback at the Atlanta History Center on Monday, Jan. 5.

The history center offered lessons in jousting, daily life in the Middle Ages and other things medieval during its Homeschool Day activities.

Below, Jacob Lofton, 10, tries on a knight’s helmet.

Below, at right, the two Lofton brothers try on other pieces of armor.