Back to Medievalism

Civil Defense Perspectives March 2013, Vol. 29 No. 3

                In the 1330s, Petrarch expressed the view that European culture had stagnated and drifted into what he called the Dark Ages since the fall of Rome in the 5th century, pointing to the loss of many classical Latin texts and to the corruption of the language in contemporary discourse. Continue reading “Back to Medievalism”