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Were the Dark Ages Really Dark?

  • Laura Pesce
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Abstract

In medieval times, religion was at the centre of everything in the life of poor and uneducated people, just as it was in the lives of kings, warriors, philosophers, and scientists. Then, the sense of beauty and the perfect proportions of the sculptures, considered so important to the ancient Greeks and Romans, seemed to have completely lost their importance. A dark age indeed!

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  • Laura Pesce
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  1. 1.Campiglia MarittimaItaly

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