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University of Basel

Middle Ages (02/2014)

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The Middle Ages: That long period in European history between 500 and 1500 AD is generally seen as extending from the end of the Roman Empire in the West to the first discoveries of new continents and distant regions by European seafarers.The main focus of this issue is this long, supposedly ‘dark’ era, about which we are constantly learning more, not least through the application of new approaches and modern scholarly methods. Looking at the Middle Ages – from a variety of perspectives, drawing on philosophy, theology, archaeology, history, languages and literature, cultural history, and the history of law.

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