The Manual - Epictetus - A Short Summary and Review

The Middle Ages: A History From Beginning To End - Henry Freeman - A Short Summary & Review


A short summary of The Middle Ages:

A good overview of the period between the Roman Empire and the Renaissance.

My favorite Henry Freeman quote from the book:

"This period of time is so shrouded in mystery that it's often difficult to discern where truth ends and mystery begins."

Questions to ponder while reading the book:

Did you realize that Greek learning wasn't rediscovered until the 11th Century?

Did you realize how instrumental Charlemagne was to education?

My review of The Middle Ages:

A good overview of a long time period.

Highlights the important points.

I really thought the spinning wheel was much older.


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