HumanitiesWeb.org - Glossary definition: Middle Ages, The
Middle Ages, The

In 1469, Giovanni Andrea of Aleria spoke of writings of the "middle period". In 1518 the Swiss scholar Vadian used the phrase "middle ages". In 1604 the German historian Goldast used a similar expression. The end of the Middle Ages cannot be associated with one comparable event, but 1300 is the year used by this site.

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