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The Thirteenth, Greatest of Centuries (Paperback)

Author: Walsh, James J.

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All the great issues, forces, and institutions of the thirteenth century are reviewed at generous length-the rise and character, the curricula, and the influences of the early universities; the steps taken towards popular education, both literary and technical; the development of letters; the great books and the great writers of the period; the Latin hymns of the church; Thomas Aquinas, Dante, the Golden Legend, the Romance of the Rose, Jocelyn de Brakelond, Matthew Paris, and Vincent of Beauvais; hospitals; famous women; Marco Polo and the story of geographical exploration; the systematization of law; and the beginnings of modern commerce.


Publisher Coyote Canyon Press
Mfg Part# 9780979660726
SKU 205142104
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0979660726
Release Date 8/6/2007
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0560
Publisher Coyote Canyon Press
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