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Seminar 5 - Debate: An Age of Decline or Reform?



Discussion topics

  • Did the late medieval Church prosper or decline?
  • How should historians interpret movements like the Hussites, Humanism and the devotio moderna?
  • Was the Reformation 'inevitable'?

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Johan Huizinga, author of the influential work The Waning of the Middle Ages (1919)