C.S. Lewis as Medievalist

  title={C.S. Lewis as Medievalist},
  author={Helen A. Cooper},
  pages={45 - 56}
  • H. Cooper
  • Published 1 December 2014
  • History
  • Linguaculture
Abstract C.S. Lewis’s life as an academic was concerned with the teaching of medieval and Renaissance literature, though both his lectures and his publications also incorporated his extensive knowledge of Greek and Latin classics. He argued that the cultural and intellectual history of Europe was divided into three main periods, the pre-Christian, the Christian and the post-Christian, which he treated as a matter of historical understanding and with no aim at proselytization: a position that… 
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