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As a means of recording the passage of time, the 11th century is the period from 1001 to 1100 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Common Era, and the 1st century of the 2nd millennium. It is part of the High Middle Ages in Europe and the Islamic Golden Age in the Middle East and North Africa. Other cultures that thrived at this time include the Song dynasty in China, the Heian period in Japan, and the Toltec and Mixtec civilizations in Central America.
“ It was as easy as breathing to go and have tea near the place where Jane Austen had so wittily scribbled and so painfully died. One of the things that causes some critics to marvel at Miss Austen is the laconic way in which, as a daughter of the epoch that saw the Napoleonic Wars, she contrives like a Greek dramatist to keep it off the stage while she concentrates on the human factor. I think this comes close to affectation on the part of some of her admirers. Captain Frederick Wentworth in Pers ...more ”