Chaucer and His Times

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Manages to address the needs of undergraduates while constituting an original contribution to contemporary scholarship. Philosophical writing of unprecedented breadth was produced during this brief period of Athenian literature; the works of Plato and Aristotle have had an incalculable effect in the shaping of Western thought. Boys and youths in medieval Europe were used as attendants to persons of rank, usually noble or royal. The most notable example is The Book of the Dead, a manuscript that was intended to help the deceased in the afterlife.

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Publisher: HardPress (October 28, 2015)

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