The Twelfth-Century Renaissance (Major Issues in History)
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The Twelfth-Century Renaissance (Major Issues in History)

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Paperback, 167 pages
Published January 1st 1969 by Wiley
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This is a collection of excerpts from well-known Medieval scholars ca. 1969. I am disappointed that Hollister ultimately does not make an argument in this book and concludes with "it is up to the reader to decide..."
On the other hand, the excerpts do show how many Medievalists regard the 12th Century Renaissance. Each author's position is generally clear. I especially like Herbert Muller's line that the Dark Ages were so dark because there was not thought worthy of being called heresy. Despite M...more
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