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  1. says:

    Fairly good presentation I don't romanticize life before 1950 and certainly not prior to 1500 and I am not a renaissance fair type but there were some solid accomplishments by thinkers in the middle ages Just cause I woul

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    41118 Since GR seems to have decided this is NOT A BOOK and removed the author's name I found it at Audible for those who may care The Medieval World Great Courses #8280 Created by and narrated by Professor Dorsey

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    This is a very encompassing history of medieval Europe Think of it as a survey course Armstrong presents a new theme each class so you can deicide what you like best and then find information on it There are some wonderful lesser known Medieval history stories here which makes it worth a lesson Prof Armstrong clearly loves her topic

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    Armstrong helps one understand this period of history by understanding how they thought about themselves during the time period Those who work those who pray those who fight and as well as those who lead are covered in these lectures and anyone who listens to these will understand just a little bit about who we are today

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    A very interesting course but perhaps not all that interesting if you already know a thing or two about the Middle Ages This is all very basic

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    This lecture series irritated me enough to do bullet points on my thoughts as I listened to it This is the most general overview in a great cour

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    There was background history than I expected though now that I think about it I'm not sure why this was the case There should be history in this lecture series I guess I had expected about everyday life and the arts and less about the history There were lectures on those aspects too Just not as many as there were on histo

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    I use the Great Courses on my I phone as sleeping pill substitutes That means I absorb a lot of them in eight minute increments about the amount of time in which focusing my mind away from everyday concerns between the hours of midnight and sev

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    Professor Dorsey Armstrong teaches us about life in the Medieval World in this great overview course of the Middle Ages from Great Courses The course is 18 hours in 36 lectures of half an hour each The first dozen lectures give a brief history of the Medieval era For a in depth look at the history Great Courses also offers a 3 part series on the Middle Ages by Pr Philip Dialeader She first reviews how the Roman empire

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    Not as passionate Daileader's Early Middle Ages but very informative and well structured I particularly enjoyed learning about the differences in health marriage and religion between people who lived in the Medieval world and now I am reading historical fiction about Eleanor of Auitaine King Louis VII and King Henry II Learning a bit of the period in which they lived makes the historical fiction even enjoyable

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R the protection of pilgrims traveling World Great Courses PDFEPUB #234 to Jerusalem in the creation of the first modern bank see how communities dealt with marriage in a time when the church had not yet drawn this institution into its orbit and much Rich with information and period detail including revealing examples of medieval literature from the English French Norse Icelandic and Italian worlds these lectures will dramatically increase your understanding of how lives in the Middle Ages were really live. There was background history than I expected though now that I think about it I m not sure why this was the case There should be history in this lecture series I guess I had expected about everyday life and the arts and less about the history There were lectures on those aspects too Just not as many as there were on historyThe lecturer also has a lot of places where she stumbles over a word and then says it again as you would expect in an actual lecture but not generally considered to be ok for an audio book This aspect really annoyed meIn addition she reads a lot of uotes from period manuscripts This makes sense She tends to read them in the original language and then translate them into modern English This made sense the first few times but gradually came to feel like showing off that she speaks and can translate Old English It probably isn t since I know the original language has nuances that translations don t but it got annoyingAnyway It s a good series of lectures with a lot of information in them But maybe space them out and only listen to one lecture at a time instead of letting the audio play through multiple lectures at once

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Great Courses Epub #224 Far from being a time of darkness the Middle Ages was an essential period in the grand narrative of Western history But what was it like to actually live in those extraordinary times Now you can find outThese lectures provide a different perspective on the society and culture of the Middle Ages one that entrenches you in the daily human experience of living during this underappreciated era Drawing on history literature the arts technology and science these lectures will deepen the w. Fairly good presentation I don t romanticize life before 1950 and certainly not prior to 1500 and I am not a renaissance fair type but there were some solid accomplishments by thinkers in the middle ages Just cause I would not want to live in that period doesn t mean we don t owe debts to people who did Dorsey does a good job with the thinkers of this age

Free download Ù eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ê Dorsey Armstrong

Ay you understand Medieval World PDFEPUB or not only the Middle Ages but everything that came afterward From the Renaissance to the Enlightenment to your own worldFilled with amazing insights this series brings you closer than ever before to life as it was lived and felt You'll meet the likes of William Caxton England's first printer who not only printed and distributed a variety of works but also often had to translate them himself learn about Hugh of Payns and the role of his Knights Templar organized fo. Armstrong helps one understand this period of history by understanding how they thought about themselves during the time period Those who work those who pray those who fight and as well as those who lead are covered in these lectures and anyone who listens to these will understand just a little bit about who we are today