Matthew Paris on the writing of history

  title={Matthew Paris on the writing of history},
  author={Björn K. U. Weiler},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  pages={254 - 278}
Matthew Paris was one of the most prolific and influential historians of the central middle ages. Matthew's significance rests both on the range of his interests and the scope of his writing. Yet, even basic questions about his outlook on writing, his concept of history, or the relationship with his audience, have hardly been asked. These issues are central themes of this article, and will be used to consider wider questions about Matthew's concept of truth, his handling of information, and his… Expand
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