The Republic of Letters

Medieval Times: A Brilliant Age

Contrary to the propaganda of DawkinsAndrew Dickson White, and their ilk, the Middle Ages were neither dark, ignorant, nor backwards, but an astonishing era of achievement. Anthony Esolen, Providence College English professor and translator of both Lucretius’s On the Nature of Things and Dante’s Inferno, makes the case in a powerful new video from Prager University. It’s really quite excellent.