Two Moral Interludes: The Pride of Life and Wisdom (Middle

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The difference between the calendars concerns leap years - in the Julian calendar every fourth year is a leap year, whereas in the Gregorian calendar most centennial years are excepted from the rule. The greatest number of books during this era were bound with plain wooden boards, or with simple tooled leather for more expensive volumes. GENETIC CLASSIFICATION: A grouping of languages based on their historical development from a common source.

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Publisher: Medieval Institute Publications (February 1, 2010)

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