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The Brilliance of Medieval England

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sweetpotatoboy
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The Brilliance of Medieval England

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon November 28th, 2011, 4:14 pm

The historian David Horspool says that we are wrong to think of medieval England as backward.

Interesting article here:
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/notting-hill-editions/the-brilliance-of-medieva_b_1111607.html

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Alisha Marie Klapheke
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Postby Alisha Marie Klapheke » Wed November 30th, 2011, 4:08 am

Thanks for sharing.

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Postby marklord » Fri September 28th, 2012, 6:13 am

Interesting article. I always notice that if you do a search of medieval, on Google News for instance, the main references are to horrific or intolerant events happening today - e.g. "Hating Muhammad echoes of a medieval polemic."

The Middle Ages were intolerant in certain respects - but were they more barbarous times compared our own era of mass genocide and mass censorship? Communist China cannot be described as medieval.
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