The Biggest Political Question of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Where does power originate and who has the right to wield it?
Politics and power are deeply interwoven to the point of being almost inseparable. Does politics proceed from power or power proceed from politics are both interesting questions, and ones we would do well to contemplate. More fundamental questions of power dominated Medieval society as they still do today — where does power originate and who has the right to wield it?