One of the greatest gifts of Christianity, it should be observed, and one of the most important influences in medieval civilization, was the network of monasteries which were now gradually established and became centers of active hospitality and the chief homes of such learning as was possible to the time.
Sometimes there is real religious yearning, and indeed the heroes of these poems are partly medieval hermits and ascetics as well as quick-striking fighters; but for the most part the Christian Providence is really only the heathen Wyrd under another name, and God and Christ are viewed in much the same way as the Anglo-Saxon kings, the objects of feudal allegiance which is sincere but rather self-assertive and worldly than humble or consecrated.
Plenty of its other writing remains in the shape of religious prose--sermons, lives and legends of saints, biblical paraphrases, and similar work in which the monastic and priestly spirit took delight, but which is generally dull with the dulness of medieval commonplace didacticism and fantastic symbolism.
Then, scattering apologies broadcast like a medieval
monarch distributing largesse, Bill whirled his partner round by sheer muscular force and began what he intended to be a movement toward the farther corner, skirting the edge of the floor.
And, as this month is upon us, from today and until next Saturday the Ayia Napa Medieval
Festival will take us to a time of lords and ladies, knights and princesses, and feasts and castles.
HOP back through the centuries to the historic medieval
times at Cardiff Castle later this month.
In European history, the Middle Ages, or Medieval
period, lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.
Louise D'Arcens's Comic Medievalism: Laughing at the Middle Ages is an impressive exposition of the workings of mirth, amusement, and laughter in modern and postmodern attempts to engage with the medieval
past, commonly known as medievalism.
June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Medieval
Times Dinner & Tournament announced today the completion of their $1 million facility renovation.
Friends of Medieval
Dublin Symposium (2010: Dublin, Ireland) Ed.
Indian mathematician Bhaskaracharya has been called the greatest mathematician of his era.
Collectibles has been serving the Medieval
, Renaissance, Fantasy, Historical, and LARP communities for over 14 years by providing quality collectibles, weapons, clothing, accessories, and armour from their own manufacturing facility and a multitude of craftsman and suppliers across the world.
FLINTSHIRE Record Office will be hosting a Medieval
Open Day on May 11.
The chapel and burial ground on St Ninian's Isle, Shetland: excavations past and present (Society for Medieval
Archaeology Monograph 32).
A COSTUME drama highlighting the myth, magic and medicine of medieval
times took place at the weekend.