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• #### [2006-09-14]The Modern Devout and Private' Religion ﻿

The influential and innovative religious movement known as the Devotio Moderna or "Modern Devotion" first emerged in the Netherlands during the second half of the fourteenth century. It revitalized religious life in much ...
• #### [2006-09-14]Behold I Make All Things New': Design and Experience in Thirteenth-Century French Architecture ﻿

The soaring architecture of the great Gothic cathedrals represents one of the outstanding technical and cultural achievements of Western civilization. The major breakthroughs in building methods that made this architecture ...
• #### [2006-09-14]The Twelfth-Century Origins of the University ﻿

No institution called a "university" existed in Western education before the late twelfth century. What then were the forces that encouraged the foundation of the earliest universities and their organization into a system ...
• #### [2006-09-14]Medieval Stained Glass: Text and Context ﻿

The development of a method for creating stained glass windows was one of the outstanding technical innovations of the Middle Ages. In his great craftsman's treatise The Various Arts, the twelfth-century monk Theophilus ...
• #### [2006-09-14]The Lindisfarne Gospels: The Transforming Power of Sacred Text ﻿

Of all forms of human knowledge, sacred texts may seem to be the least open to change over time. However, their enduring role in society can make them a particularly effective mirror for the evolving beliefs of an ever-changing ...
• #### [2006-09-14]Tradition, Innovation, and the Illuminated Manuscript in the Middle Ages ﻿

"Innovation" was a quality often viewed with suspicion during the Middle Ages-it could even lead to excommunication-yet medieval craftsmen could be remarkably innovative in their work, creating fresh forms and transforming ...

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