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The Culture Concept – Art Design & Style, Free Video Series

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The Culture Concept Circle videos survey the progress of architecture, gardens, interiors, paintings, sculpture & objet d’art FREE – Antiquity to Renaissance

The Twelfth Century Awakening and Songs of Courtly Love

The Twelfth Century Awakening and Songs of Courtly Love

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The courtly love song sung by a languishing lover to his lovely lady proclaimed that although their love was a secret, because convention required it to be, he was content to let her know she was the sole mistress of his heart.

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The Romance of the Middle Ages @the Bodleian Library

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The Romance of the Middle Ages an exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford in 2012 showcased manuscripts early printed books and romanz, romantic literature

Feisty, foxy lady

Feisty, foxy lady

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Eleanor of Aquitaine was in her time the most famous woman in the world. She grew up at the court of her troubadour father William X Duke of Aquitaine, renowned as being at the cutting edge of early 12th century culture. At 15 she married the Dauphin of France and…

Sound of Music: Poets Celebrate Creation Psalms – Polyphony

Sound of Music: Poets Celebrate Creation Psalms – Polyphony

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The European medieval mind concerned itself with matters of the soul harmony & music as major aspects of the kósmos, a system centred on the earth & human race