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The Image of the Barbarian in Medieval Europe
On various occasions civilized man has found himself marching side by side with men at lower (or different) levels of social and cultural development. The great civilizations were accustomed toExpand
"People Have to Watch What They Say": What Horace, Juvenal, and 9/11 Can Tell Us about Satire and History
In the days and weeks following the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001, a related assault began on the place of irony and satire in America's new post-9/11 culture. For example,Expand
The Clinic in Three Medieval Societies
  • W. Jones
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Diogenes
  • 1 May 1983
Pious Endowments in Medieval Christianity and Islam
Purveyance for War and the Community of the Realm in Late Medieval England
A new topic of controversy was interjected into relations between the English crown and the community of the realm during the late thirteenth and the fourteenth centuries as a result of large scaleExpand
Lollards and Images: The Defense of Religious Art in Later Medieval England
England during the late fourteenth and the fifteenth centuries provided the scene for a debate over the religious uses of art, which, in its literary productiveness if not in its actual results,Expand