How Dark Were the Dark Ages

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Taught by Anthony Esolen for Prager University

Were the Middle Ages, also known as the Dark Ages, characterized by oppression, ignorance, and backwardness in areas like human rights, science, health, and the arts? Or were they marked by progress and tolerance? Anthony Esolen, an English Literature professor at Providence College, explains.

Note: The selection of videos following the end of this presentation is chosen by Youtube and does not reflect any choices of the AHC.

  • You are my witnesses (Is. 43:10)  •  You shall be my witnesses (Acts 1:8)