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Das Lob der Narrheit

Read by Julia Niedermaier


Desiderius Erasmus


Hinter dem tollen Wirrwarr menschlichen Treibens, hinter den Mängeln, Schwächen, Fehlern und Untugenden sieht Erasmus die Thorheit…

Summa Theologica - 09 Pars Prima Secundae, Treatise on Law and Grace

Read by M.S.C. Lambert, LC


Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–127…

De l'esprit des lois, livres 01-13

Read by Anne


Montesquieu


« Cet ouvrage a pour objet les lois, les coutumes et les divers usages de tous les peuples de la terre. On peut dire que le sujet est …

The Praise of Folly

Read by Anna Simon


Desiderius Erasmus


The Praise of Folly (Greek title: Morias Enkomion (Μωρίας Εγκώμιον), Latin: Stultitiae Laus, sometimes translated as In Praise of Folly, Dut…

Ik en mijn speelman


Aart van der Leeuw


Een jonge edelman, Claude de Lingendres, ontvlucht een gearrangeerd huwelijk in de Middeleeuwen, en trekt met de speelman Valentijn de werel…

Dialogo delle lingue

Read by Riccardo Fasol


Sperone Speroni


Pubblicato nel 1542, questo dialogo espone le teorie sulla lingua italiana che, già dal secolo precedente, presero forma, cercando di…

Our Lady's Tumbler: A Twelfth-Century French Tale


Anon.


A medieval acrobat and jongleur enters the Cistercian monastery of Clairvaux, but finds it difficult to contribute to the prayer and work of…

Utopia (Burnet translation)

Read by Jenilee


Thomas More


This book is all about the fictional country called Utopia. It is a country with an ‘ideal’ form of communism, in which everything really do…

Ik en mijn speelman


Aart van der Leeuw


Een jonge edelman, Claude de Lingendres, ontvlucht een gearrangeerd huwelijk in de Middeleeuwen, en trekt met de speelman Valentijn de werel…

Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One’s Reason and of Seeking Truth

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René Descartes


The Discourse on Method is best known as the source of the famous quotation “cogito ergo sum”, “I think, therefore I am.” …. It is a method …

Meister Eckhart's Sermons: First Time Translated into English

Read by Eric Metzler


Meister Eckhart


"If a piece of wood became as aware of the nearness of God as an archangel is, the piece of wood would be as happy as an archangel.&quo…

Madness: Between Medieval Islamic and Modern Perspectives


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Medieval English

Read by Stuart Lee


Stuart Lee


University of Oxford Podcasts

Lancelot, or The Knight of the Cart

Read by Libby Gohn


Chrétien De Troyes


This medieval French romance is the oldest surviving work about Lancelot. When Queen Guinevere is abducted by Meleagrant, Lancelot must face…

The Secret Society of Seven Sorcerers Episode 29

In The Secret Society of Seven Sorcerers

Read by J.A. Areces


J.A. Areces


Nicholas Fidgewidge returns to claim Lord Bane's crystal ball causing Jesse to seek the wizard Ch-U-Ch’s aid. Meanwhile, the remaining sorc…

El Romancero Viejo

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Anonymous


El Romancero español es un grupo de cortos poemas de origen medieval desgajados de los cantares de gesta castellanos a partir del sig…

Selected Poems

Read by Leonard Wilson


Dante Gabriel Rossetti


Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) and his sister Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) played important roles in the artistic milieu of V…

Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


Childe Harold's Pilgrimage is a lengthy narrative poem in four parts written by Lord Byron. It was published between 1812 and 1818 and is de…

Medieval

In A Room with a View

Read by Kara Shallenberg


E. M. Forster


When Lucy Honeychurch travels to Italy with her cousin, she meets George Emerson, a bohemian and an atheist who falls in love with her. Upon…

Magna Carta and Spanish Medieval Jurisprudence

In Magna Carta Commemoration Essays

Read by MaryAnnS


Various


On 15th June 1215 the Magna Carta was sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, on the bank of the River Thames near Windsor, England. 20…

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