Robert Horvat gives us a series called Women Who Inpire Us. It’s a response to my Fab Five Series. Neither of us listed any women in our lists of historical figures, and Robert is atoning for both of us. 115 more words
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During this age emerged a class of lyric poets, or troubadours as they become known, whose supreme virtue in their writings was the veneration of women using old Occitan ( Langue d’Oc – a language used in regions of Southern France).** The northern counterpart to a troubadour was a trouvère using their version of Occitan – Langue d’Oil. 1,546 more words
The problematic Plantagenet family brought about civil war fraternally, paternally and maternally. It is hard to imagine another nuclear family with such lack of loyalty to one another as the one ruling England and the Angevin Empire in the 12th century.
Dissertation, Chapter I