Mysteries of the Middle Ages

At the beginning of the third section of Mysteries of the Middle Ages Thomas Cahill states, “The Middle Ages are a great jumble. As I have put my manuscript together, I have sometimes felt I was not so much writing a book as sewing a gigantic quilt, full of disparate and even clashing remnants.” Unfortunately the result is decidedly flawed, with some pieces badly basted in and others missing entirely, leaving gaping holes in the material.


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