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Strumming Through Middle Age By Elias Sassoon
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So what’s middle age anyway except a state of mind that some struggle to get through and overcome. Here’s a collection of poems that deals with the everything that come with it. The book... More > opens with: STRUMMING THROUGH MIDDLE AGE. “Strumming as in humming, humming as in thumbing, thumbing as in reclining through life without the will to sit up. Passing shapes, passing figures, stick figures, strumming by, running by. Running? Really running, not strumming. Man on your left, lady on your right, running. Gone today, gone tomorrow. Whose strumming now? Me, you, him? Whose humming, me, you, him? Whose doing anything? Me, you, him? Who cares, don’t care, fail to care. So strumming, running, humming, strumming, through, life, and, failing to care, bare, or witness the stare, failing to care and strumming.”< Less
The Magic of the Middle Ages By Viktor Rydberg
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: SwedishAbraham Viktor Rydberg (Swedish... More > pronunciation: [abrɑːhɑːm viːktɔr ryːdbeːrɡ]; 18 December 1828 in Jönköping – 21 September 1895 in Djursholm) was a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy, 1877–1895. "Primarily a classical idealist", Viktor Rydberg has been described as "Sweden's last Romantic" and by 1859 was "generally regarded in the first rank of Swedish novelists. "Viktor Rydberg was of humble parentage. One biographer notes that: "He had a hard struggle to satisfy the thirst for learning which was a leading passion of his life, but he finally attained distinction in several fields of scholarship." The son of a soldier turned prison guard, Johann Rydberg, and a midwife, Hedvig Düker. Viktor Rydberg had two brothers and three sisters. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Rydberg< Less
The English Church in the Middle Ages By William Hunt
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The Trials of Christians in the Middle Ages By Edmund Albrecht
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With the collapse of the Western Roman Empire, the Christian Church was left alone to bring about the restoration of civilization by providing both civil and spiritual leadership, an extremely... More > difficult task. One result was a dramatic change in Apostolic Christian theology following Constantine, when Christianity became the state religion of the Roman Empire. This was followed by leaders of the Church declaring that a theocratic empire in Western Europe was a God-given right for the Church. In its attempts to assert this control, which also meant involving the Church in the power politics of Europe, the Church came close to self-destruction. An effort to reform the Church and correct the serious failures of its administrative procedures was attempted by the most powerful monarchs, academics and some cardinals. It almost succeeded early in the 15th century, but unexpectedly a request to debate indulgences ignited the Reformation in the 16th century.< Less
A walk through the Middle Ages By Elizabeth Cassar
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This book goes back to the middle ages and shows the history of music, musical instruments, dances, food, drinks, banquets and the setting of banquets and even some recipes of the middle ages. It... More > contains also few information on the middle ages in Malta.< Less
The Magic of the Middle Ages By Darrell Jordan
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Magic is the harbinger of Science. In the history of human development, the dim perception precedes the clear, and the dominion of imagination that of reason. Before the latter could take upon itself... More > the laborious task of connecting together by its own laws the facts of external and internal experience, — before there was any philosophy or natural science, imagination was bestirring itself in the creation of magic.< Less
The Story of the Middle Ages By Samuel B. Harding
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Relates the history of the Middle Ages simply, directly, and entertainingly. The material is well-arranged and the selection of topics is excellent. Special attention is given to presenting the life... More > of the people—peasant, noble, and court. A unique and valuable book.< Less
The Waning of the Middle Ages By J. Huizinga
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Johan Huizinga's landmark book, THE WANING OF THE MIDDLE AGES, an examination of a culture's awareness of its own decline as reflected in its art and literature. A reprint of the 1924 English... More > edition.< Less
Classical Lessons for The Middle Ages By Lisa Kelly
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Designed to accompany The Middle Ages by Dorothy Mills, these classical lessons will interest and appeal to a wide variety of students. Written for A Mind in the Light Curriculum, this guide offers... More > many varied narration suggestions and essays, includes assignments and coordinates images in art. High School extensions include a study of additional primary sources, which are explored in more depth through document and speech studies. High School students will also strengthen their critical thinking skills through discussions of the Great Ideas. These lessons, targeted for ages 11-16, offer a significant number of writing opportunities, allowing this guide to be used for students of all levels and making it ideal for combining multiple ages.< Less
Strumming Through Middle Age By Elias Sassoon
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So what’s middle age anyway except a state of mind that some struggle to get through and overcome. Here’s a collection of poems that deals with the everything that come with it. The book... More > opens with: STRUMMING THROUGH MIDDLE AGE. “Strumming as in humming, humming as in thumbing, thumbing as in reclining through life without the will to sit up. Passing shapes, passing figures, stick figures, strumming by, running by. Running? Really running, not strumming. Man on your left, lady on your right, running. Gone today, gone tomorrow. Whose strumming now? Me, you, him? Whose humming, me, you, him? Whose doing anything? Me, you, him? Who cares, don’t care, fail to care. So strumming, running, humming, strumming, through, life, and, failing to care, bare, or witness the stare, failing to care and strumming.”< Less

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