Light Ages

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Compulsive, brilliantly clear and superbly well-written, it’s a charismatic evocation of another world’ Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England

The Middle Ages were a time of wonder. They gave us the first universities, the first eyeglasses and the first mechanical clocks as medieval thinkers sought to understand the world around them, from the passing of the seasons to the stars in the sky.

In this book, we walk the path of medieval science with a real-life guide, a fourteenth-century monk named John of Westwyk – inventor, astrologer, crusader

Weight0.525 kg
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Compulsive, brilliantly clear and superbly well-written, it’s a charismatic evocation of another world’ Ian Mortimer, author of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England

The Middle Ages were a time of wonder. They gave us the first universities, the first eyeglasses and the first mechanical clocks as medieval thinkers sought to understand the world around them, from the passing of the seasons to the stars in the sky.

In this book, we walk the path of medieval science with a real-life guide, a fourteenth-century monk named John of Westwyk – inventor, astrologer, crusader

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Weight0.525 kg