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Series: Inside the Medieval Mind

 

Inside the Medieval Mind: Knowledge

   2008    History
To our medieval forebears the world could appear mysterious, even enchanted. Sightings of green men, dog heads and alien beings were commonplace. The world itself was a book written by God. But as the Middle Ages grew to a close, it became a place to be mastered, even exploited.

Inside the Medieval Mind: Sex

   2008    History
Leading authority on the Middle Ages, Professor Robert Bartlett, presents a series which examines the way we thought during medieval times. In the second episode, Bartlett unearths remarkable evidence of the complex passions of Medieval men and women. The Church preached hatred of the flesh, promoted the cult of virginity and condemned woman as the sinful heir to Eve. Yet this was the era that gave birth to the idea of romantic love.

The Crusades
The Crusades

   2012    History
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
Empire of the Tsars
Empire of the Tsars

   2017    History
Galapagos
Galapagos

   2006    Nature
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
The Secret History of Writing
The Secret History of Writing

   2020    History
Wild South America
Wild South America

   2005    Nature