Middle Ages


Why medievalists should stop talking about Game of Thrones

Philippa Byrne | 16 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Dark Ages, Game of Thrones, history, Middle Ages, United Kingdom
Let's ditch the myths about Europe's Dark Ages.


Laurus: the history of a man’s soul

Michael Kirke | 18 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, Middle Ages, Russia
A surprising new Russian novel recommends 'the way of the saints'.


Lady Philosophy: loving wisdom in medieval Rome

Laura D'Olimpio | 31 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle Ages, philosophy, truth
The good we truly seek is Truth, and all other goods are in service to this one.


So hot right now: the Middle Ages in the climate change debate

Clare Monagle and Louise D'Arcens | 05 November 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australian politics, climate change, Middle Ages
The “medieval” insult exposes our politicians’ often ill-defined and contested ideas of progress.


The Islamic State is not “mediaeval”; it’s just cruel and brutal

Norman Housley | 09 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, Islam, Islamic State, Middle Ages
The Middle Ages were no more violent than what came before or afterwards.


Rereading mediaeval science

Hannah Smithson , Giles Gasper and Tom McLeish | 28 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: faith and science, history, Middle Ages, science
The world of the 13th century bishop, poet, politician, mathematician and scientist Robert Grosseteste is finally being explored.


Living in the past

Harley J. Sims | 17 December 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: films, literature, Middle Ages
What’s behind our love affair with the Middle Ages?


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