The Not-So Dark Ages

Correcting some revisionist history about the medieval era

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For centuries, it has been taught that there was a long “dark age” in European history from about 450 CE to sometime between 1250 to 1350 CE. The idea has been repeated so often that it is accepted as truth. This period is denoted by the relative lack of new scholastic material in the sciences, literature, and philosophy. Those…

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